Find Your Park: Channel Islands National Park


Free for REI Members

Free for non-members


  • Group size 30 people
  • Instructor Ken Owen, Channel Islands Retoration

New to town? Looking to explore the great outdoors more in your own backyard? Join REI as we help you unlock the uniqueness of Channel Islands National Park and discover the best spots to recreate in. We'll provide first-hand knowledge of the Channel Islands and why they're compared to South America's Galapagos Islands. We'll help you discover these five islands and the unique and diverse ecosystems they support. Come learn about the biodiversity and history of the islands, and prepare yourself for a plethora of outdoor adventure: camping, backpacking, hiking, whale watching, nature viewing, sea kayaking, and snorkeling. Let REI help you create your own "best of" Channel Islands experience. Year-round adventure is waiting for you at Channel Islands National Park!


    Guest presenter is Ken Owen, Executive Director for Channel Islands Restoration, an REI grant partner. Join us in preparation of your next trip to Channel Islands National Park, as well as the upcoming REI Campouts on Santa Cruz Island this summer!

    Activity location

    Santa Barbara REI

    321 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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