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

    Channel Islands

    National Park California

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Outdoor Activities

Tim Hauf
 

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?

Bechers Bay coastline on Santa Rosal Island

Although the park is within 60 miles of 18 million people, it is home to 175 miles of pristine undeveloped coastline.