There is no entrance fee to visit the Channel Islands National Park. Enjoy your visit.
If you plan to visit other parks with an entrance fee, learn more about the America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Land Pass by reading the information below.
Learn more about fee-free days at Free Entrance Days.
Public Notice: Federal Land Passes No Longer Available for Sale at Channel Islands National Park
All federal land passes can be obtained or purchased at parks that charge an entrance fee. Also, most passes can be purchased either online, by phone or by mail—more information is available at https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/passes.htm.
Annual passes are also available at most REI locations and on Amazon's website.
Military passes must be obtained in person and are available locally at Los Padres National Forest headquarters in Ojai and Santa Barbara or Angeles National Forest headquarters in Arcadia. It is recommended you call ahead before you purchase your pass at these locations.
Prior to July 1, 2015, it is also recommended that you call ahead before you purchase your pass at our visitor center location (805-658-5730).
Last updated: October 27, 2020