• Scenic View from Inspiration Point, Anacapa Island ©timhaufphotography.com

    Channel Islands

    National Park California

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Operating Hours & Seasons

The Robert J. Lagomarsino Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center
 

The park is open all year. However, the visitor centers in Ventura and Santa Barbara are closed Thanksgiving and December 25th.

The Robert J. Lagomarsino Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center is open from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm daily.

The Outdoors Santa Barbara Visitor Center is open from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.

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.