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  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Thursday, October 2, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Friday, October 3, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Tidepool Talk

    Saturday, October 4, 2014

    Join National Park Service rangers in the visitor center as they show and tell about the many fascinating animals and plants in the marine life exhibit. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Saturday, October 4, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Tidepool Talk

    Sunday, October 5, 2014

    Join National Park Service rangers in the visitor center as they show and tell about the many fascinating animals and plants in the marine life exhibit. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Sunday, October 5, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Monday, October 6, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Tuesday, October 7, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Wednesday, October 8, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • From Shore to Sea Lecture Series

    Wednesday, October 8, 2014

    Channel Islands National Park presents the "From Shore to Sea" Lecture Series to engage the public in interesting science and natural history topics related to the Channel Islands. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Thursday, October 9, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Friday, October 10, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Tidepool Talk

    Saturday, October 11, 2014

    Join National Park Service rangers in the visitor center as they show and tell about the many fascinating animals and plants in the marine life exhibit. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Saturday, October 11, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Tidepool Talk

    Sunday, October 12, 2014

    Join National Park Service rangers in the visitor center as they show and tell about the many fascinating animals and plants in the marine life exhibit. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Sunday, October 12, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Monday, October 13, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Tuesday, October 14, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Thursday, October 16, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Friday, October 17, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Tidepool Talk

    Saturday, October 18, 2014

    Join National Park Service rangers in the visitor center as they show and tell about the many fascinating animals and plants in the marine life exhibit. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Saturday, October 18, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Tidepool Talk

    Sunday, October 19, 2014

    Join National Park Service rangers in the visitor center as they show and tell about the many fascinating animals and plants in the marine life exhibit. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Sunday, October 19, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Monday, October 20, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Thursday, October 23, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Friday, October 24, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Tidepool Talk

    Saturday, October 25, 2014

    Join National Park Service rangers in the visitor center as they show and tell about the many fascinating animals and plants in the marine life exhibit. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Saturday, October 25, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Tidepool Talk

    Sunday, October 26, 2014

    Join National Park Service rangers in the visitor center as they show and tell about the many fascinating animals and plants in the marine life exhibit. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Sunday, October 26, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Monday, October 27, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Thursday, October 30, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Friday, October 31, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

  • Tidepool Talk

    Saturday, November 1, 2014

    Join National Park Service rangers in the visitor center as they show and tell about the many fascinating animals and plants in the marine life exhibit. More

  • Guided Hikes on the Islands

    Saturday, November 1, 2014

    On days that the concessionaire boats run to the islands, guided hikes may be offered by National Park Volunteers or concessionaire naturalists. More

Did You Know?

Island deer mouse

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.