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

    Channel Islands

    National Park California

There are park alerts in effect.
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  • Public Closures on Anacapa Island

    Certain trails are temporarily closed on Anacapa Island to all public entry for the protection of breeding western gulls. 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 and western gulls. 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 »

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?

Brown pelican on nest

The Channel Islands are home to the largest breeding colonies of seabirds in southern California.