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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  • Surprisingly isolated just 15 miles (24k) off the coast of densely populated Southern California and having never been attached to the mainland, the Channel Islands are full of flora and fauna, much e...  more »
  • If you can't make it to the islands the exhibits and 25 minute documentary are great, also friendly helpful volunteer staff.  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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