Hiking Santa Barbara Island

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Once visitors have scaled the rugged cliffs using the steep trail from the landing cove, they will find a just over 5 miles of trails that meander over gentle slopes and low mountain tops to dramatic overlooks and magnificent coastal views.


Maps and Guides for Download

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  • Santa Barbara Island Hiking Map and Guide: Map not for navigation.
  • Santa Barbara Island Interpretive Trail Guide: Learn about the natural and cultural history on Santa Barbara Island.
  • The Official Channel Islands National Park Mobile App: Enrich your visit to Channel Islands National Park with the official, free app from the National Park Service. Digitally explore the park—by map or by topic of interest. Discover the natural and cultural stories in context with their locations. Find the information you need about visitor centers, events, services, and self-guided tours and trails throughout the park. All data must be downloaded before departing the mainland. There is no reliable cell service or wifi on the islands.
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    Last updated: November 20, 2022

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