Learn About the Park

Ranger walking with press on dirt road.


Browse press releases, read the park newspaper, and contact public affairs.

Yellow flowers on bluff overlooking islets. ©Tim Hauf, timhaufphotography.com

Photos and Multimedia

View our park film, webcams, photo galleries, virtual tours, and videos.

Anacapa Island lighthouse. ©Tim Hauf, timhaufphotography.com

History and Culture

Learn about the park's 13,000 years of human history.

Humpack whale near surface of blue water. ©Tim Hauf, timhaufphotography.com


Learn about the park's wildlife, plantlife, environment, ecosystems, and wildland fire.

Students studying the park map.


Learn about distance learning, Parks as Classrooms, and professional development opportunities.

Junior ranger with national park rangers

Kids and Youth

Become a Junior Ranger.

Rangers standing in front of yellow flowering plants.


View staff and office listings, park statistics, and laws and policies.

Park brochure drawing of islands and kelp forest.


View and download the park brochure, newspaper, hiking maps, and trail guides.

Book on the park with image of islands at sunset.


Visit the Western National Park's Association bookstore to purchase items from the park.

Last updated: January 13, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1901 Spinnaker Drive
Ventura, CA 93001


(805) 658-5730

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