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

    Channel Islands

    National Park California

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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?

Brown pelican on nest

The Channel Islands are home to the largest breeding colonies of seabirds in southern California.