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 »
Plan Your Visit Media
To view media related to planning your visit, please click on the videos listed to the left or below.
Treasure in the Sea
This film is shown throughout the day in the park visitor center and gives an overview of Channel Islands National Park.
Island Transportation Videos
Learn more about public boat and plane transportation to the park.
Santa Rosa Island Slideshow
View what the beautiful island of Santa Rosa has to offer visitors.
View high definition time-lapse videos from throughout the park.
Learn how to stay safe while kayaking in the park.
Leave No Trace
Wonders of the West
Did You Know?
The endemic island deer mouse is the only native terrestrial mammal common to all the Channel Islands and is larger than mainland deer mice. Densities of deer mice on the islands can be greater than anywhere else in the world. This makes you happy if you're an owl, but not if you're a camper.