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 »
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 »
When To Visit
Visitors often ask what time of year they should visit Channel Islands National Park. While one can visit the park throughout the entire year, there are considerable differences in the seasons that visitors should take into consideration.
Each season has its own character and unique weather, natural history events, and outdoor activities. Listed below are some of these major seasonal events and activities.
For information on seasonal climates, please visit Weather.
Did You Know?
Island foxes are the smallest North American canids and occur only on the Channel Islands. The average weight for an adult male is 5-6 pounds, about the size of a house cat.