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

    Channel Islands

    National Park California

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  • Santa Barbara Island Closed Due to Storm Damage

    Santa Barbara Island is currently closed to public access due to damage from the high surf associated with Hurricane Marie. 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 »

Visitor Services List

Channel Islands Aviation

Businesses holding concession contracts, commercial use authorizations, and special use permits are authorized by the National Park Service to provide specific commercial visitor services in Channel Islands National Park.


  • Visitor Convenience Merchandise at Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center
    • Western National Parks Association
      12880 Vistoso Village Drive
      Tucson, AZ 85737

  • Boat Transportation
    • Island Packers, Corporation
      1691 Spinnaker Dr., Suite 105-B
      Ventura, CA 93001
      (805) 642-1393

  • Air Transportation
    (Fixed wing air taxi service to Santa Rosa Island only)
    • Channel Islands Aviation
      305 Durley Avenue
      Camarillo, CA 93010
      (805) 987-1301

Commercial Use Operators

Special Use Permit Operators
(Educational Institutions and Non-Profit Organizations Providing Services)

  • Educational Activities, Guided Hiking, and Camping

Did You Know?

Painted Cave, Santa Cruz Island

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.