Channel Islands Blogs

5 Colorful Wildflowers You Can Spot at the Channel Islands This Spring

Dec 20, 2017 / Visit Ventura

by Kacie Goff Everything’s coming up poppies! When spring comes to the Channel Islands, it brings with it a blanket of fresh growth. A bloom of wildflowers is sweeping in, starting on the islands furthest south and east and spreading color across all five islands. San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Anacapa, and Santa Barbara... MORE

This is what camping at Santa Rosa Island in Channel Islands National Park looks like

Jul 13, 2017 / Visit Ventura

Photography by @JosiahQ Have you always wanted to camp at Channel Islands National Park but aren’t sure what it entails? Take a tour through Instagram influencer Josiah Roe’s photos from a camping trip this spring. Then click here for more information on planning your trip! A boat ride with Island Packers is the first step. Find... MORE

Channel Island National Park Info and 7 Fun Wildlife Facts

Feb 24, 2016 / Visit Ventura

  Bet you didn’t know… 7. North America’s Galapagos Over 150 endemic, or unique, species found nowhere else in the world, including the quick-to-endear island fox, have earned the Channel Islands their nickname as the Galapagos of North America. 6. Largest Breeding Colonies The largest breeding colonies of seabirds in southern California are found on... MORE

Channel Islands Celebrates NPS Centennial

Aug 13, 2015 / Visit Ventura

The National Parks Service (NPS) and the Channel Islands are working closely with partners and stakeholders in Ventura to make the Centennial count. They want people everywhere to embrace the opportunities to explore, learn, be inspired or simply have fun at Channel Islands National Park, as well as understand how the National Park Service’s community-based... MORE