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 »
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 »
Most of the park's multimedia presentations are available in a variety of formats from streaming Flash files to downloadable Windows Media or Apple Quicktime files. Please note that download or streaming of files may be slow on dial-up connections. Click on the links below to view or download the multimedia presentation of your choice.
Adobe Flash Player: Please click here to download for free.
Windows Media Player: Please click here to download for free.
Apple QuickTime Player: Please click here to download for free.
Treasure in the Sea
Channel Islands Live: Live Programs
Channel Islands Live: Archived Programs
"From Shore to Sea" Lecture Series
California Islands Symposium 2012
Restoring Balance: Santa Cruz Island
Restoring Balance: Anacapa Island
Achieving Balance: Anacapa Island
Return Flight: Restoring the Bald Eagle to the Channel Islands
Bald Eagle Archives
Race to Save the White Abalone
Models of Change: The Geologic Story of Channel Islands National Park
The Rainbow Bridge
Santa Rosa Island Slideshow
Historic Sheep Shearing at Scorpion Ranch, Santa Cruz Island
Pygmy Mammoth: Life and Times
Leave No Trace
Wonders of the West
Island Transportation Videos
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.