The Galapagos of North America Is a Marine Wonderland Hiding in Plain Sight

Known as “The Galapagos of North America,” Channel Islands National Park is home to nearly 150 endemic species that can only be found on and below its five eyegasmic islands. It’s a place of unreal oceanic kayaking and hikes along solitary beaches. Yet it remains vastly overlooked — which is odd considering it sits off the coast about 90 minutes north of Los Angeles…

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