The Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center at Channel Islands National Park, Ventura

4.6
Close to the California Mainland...Yet Worlds Apart

Channel Islands National Park encompasses five remarkable islands and their ocean environment, preserving and protecting a wealth of natural and cultural resources. Isolation over thousands of years has created unique animals, plants, and archeological resources found nowhere else on Earth and helped preserve a place where visitors can experience coastal southern California as it once was.
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The Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center at Channel Islands National Park Reviews
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  • GREAT visitors center! SUPER easy to get here from Hwy. 1. We had visited all of California's incredible National Parks except Channel Islands. And we still didn't get out to the Islands...  more »
  • Amazing Visitor Center! The best Park film we had ever seen! Volunteers Carol and Larry were friendly and helpful, Volunteers make all the difference! We enjoyed the garden and the tower that...  more »
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  • Drew was awesome. As a school teacher, I have been to the Visitor Center several times over the course of many years. During our field trip there, drew kept the student highly engaged and motivated. They had a clear understanding of what to do while there and what to look for. I had an enjoyable time as well as all of my students. Thanks to the Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center for putting this together. -David B. Carlson
  • The staff is very helpful and the center is very well kept. They have a live fish tank that shows what the kelp forest is like. They also have a piggy mammoth display that explains their discovery on the islands. There is an exterior exhibit that shows the topography of each island with cool facts. You can also climb the tower to get awesome views of the surrounding area.

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