National Park

Channel Islands Dog Policy

Channel Islands National Park is Not Dog Friendly

Dogs Not Allowed
Dogs Not Allowed

Five of the eight Channel Islands are protected, with half of the park's area underwater. The islands have a unique Mediterranean ecosystem originally settled by the Chumash people. They are home to over 2,000 species of land plants and animals, 145 endemic to them, including the island fox. Ferry services offer transportation to the islands from the mainland.[1]

Channel Islands National Park is not dog friendly, and dogs are not allowed in the park.

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Pet Policy Details
390 mi2
Annual Visitors

Trail Policy

Dogs are not allowed in Channel Islands National Park.

Campground Policy

Dogs are not allowed in Channel Islands National Park.

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[1] Overview text from the Wikipedia article List of national parks of the United States, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

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