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 »
The park brochure is available as a PDF file by clicking on the links below. To view this brochure you must have Adobe Reader. Click here to download Adobe Reader for free.
If you would like a brochure mailed to you please contact the park visitor center by phone at (805) 658-5730 or by email at visitor center.
Park Brochure (side 1)
Park Brochure (side 2, map)
Park Brochure (side 2, text)
Park 25th Anniversary Booklet 1980 - 2005
Climate Change in National Parks (PDF, 1.5mb)
Did You Know?
The world's most complete pygmy mammoth specimen was discovered on Santa Rosa Island in 1994. These miniature mammoths, only four to six feet tall, once roamed island grasslands and forests during the Pleistocene.