• Scenic View from Inspiration Point, Anacapa Island ©timhaufphotography.com

    Channel Islands

    National Park California

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  • San Miguel Island Closure

    In the interest of public safety, the U.S. Navy is closing San Miguel Island until further notice due to recent concerns of possible unexploded ordnance. More »

  • Santa Barbara Island Closed Due to Storm Damage

    Santa Barbara Island is closed to public access due to damage from the recent storms to the pier landing ladder. The closure will be in place until a new ladder can be fabricated and installed. The closure is expected to last over a month. More »

  • Public Closures on Santa Barbara Island

    Certain Santa Barbara Island trails are closed to all public entry to proctect breeding populations of California brown pelicans. More »

Special Use Permits

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For more information about conducting special use activities in the park and how to obtain a special use permit, please contact the park's Chief Ranger by email or phone at (805) 658-5717.

Activities requiring a special use permit include but are not limited to:

  • Weddings

  • Special Events

  • Group Gatherings (group size 25+ participants)

  • Public Assembly – First Amendment Activities

  • Non-profit Organization Activities

  • Activities in support of local, state, and other federal agency missions

Special Use Permit Application and Instructions (PDF file, 39kb)

Did You Know?

Anacapa Island lighthouse                         timhaufphotography.com

The Anacapa Island lighthouse, turned on in 1932, was the last permanent lighthouse built on the west coast.