Channel Islands National Park Travel Guide
Fodor's Southern California 2014
Plan Your Channel Islands National Park Vacation
On crystal-clear days the craggy peaks of Channel Islands are easy to see from the mainland, jutting from the Pacific in such sharp detail it seems you could reach out and touch them. The islands really aren't that far away—a high-speed boat will whisk you to the closest ones in less than an hour—yet very few people ever visit them. Those fearless, adventurous types who do will experience one of the most splendid land-and-sea wilderness areas on the planet.
It's easy to choose where to stay in the park—your only option is sleeping in your tent in a no-frills campground. If you hanker for more creature comforts...read more
Out on the islands, you won't have any trouble deciding where to dine—there are no restaurants, no snack bars, and in some cases, no potable water. Pack...read more
Things To Do in Channel Islands National Park
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Rare flora and fauna: The Channel Islands are home to 145 species of terrestrial plants and animals found nowhere else on Earth.... Read more
The Channel Islands are home to species found nowhere else on Earth: mammals such as the island fox and the island deer mouse, birds like the... Read more
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