Channel Islands National Park
Established in 1980, Channel Islands National Park preserves five largely undisturbed islands off the Southern California Coast. offers various recreational activities such as hiking, camping, water sport, photography, and nature watching. It also offers island visitors an opportunity to explore the world of the native Chumash, walk the shores where European explorers landed, discover new tales from California's ranching history, and witness the remains of off-shore shipwrecks. The park was established in 1980.