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 islands not only offer a delightful break from the congestion and clamor of urban life, but also numerous outdoor activities-hiking, camping, snorkeling, kayaking, birdwatching, photography, or just relaxing to the soothing sounds of the natural world.
Please click on the links to the left to learn about outdoor activities within the park.
Visit the park's Visitor Services List for a complete list of authorized concessioners and commercial service operators who can help facilitate your outdoor activities within the park.
Did You Know?
Although the park is within 60 miles of 18 million people, it is home to 175 miles of pristine undeveloped coastline.