Public Closures on Anacapa Island
Certain trails are temporarily closed on Anacapa Island to all public entry for the protection of breeding western gulls. More »
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 »
Special Use Permits
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:
Special Use Permit Application and Instructions (PDF file, 39kb)
Did You Know?
Painted Cave on Santa Cruz Island is one of the world’s largest known sea caves. The cave measures 1215 feet in length (the size of more than four football fields), has a 160 foot entrance, and is almost 100 feet wide.