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 »
Listen to or download stories of life on Santa Cruz Island as told by various island residents and visitors. Please note that these are audio files only.
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Margaret Eaton, with husband Ira, 1920
Julie Tumamait-Stenslie, 2009
John Gherini, 2009
David Begun, 2009
Lulis Cuevas, 2009
Did You Know?
The Channel Islands are home to the largest breeding colonies of seabirds in southern California.