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Channel Islands National Park Sights

Santa Barbara Island

  • Island

Updated 05/07/2015

Fodor's Review

At about 1 square mile, Santa Barbara Island is the smallest of the Channel Islands and nearly 35 miles south of the others. Triangular in shape, Santa Barbara's steep cliffs—which offer a perfect nesting spot for the Scripps's murrelet, a rare seabird—are topped by twin peaks. In spring you can enjoy a brilliant display of yellow coreopsis. Learn about the wildlife on and around the islands at the island's small museum.

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Channel Islands National Park, California, United States

Updated 05/07/2015


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