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 »
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?
Island foxes are the smallest North American canids and occur only on the Channel Islands. The average weight for an adult male is 5-6 pounds, about the size of a house cat.