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Channel Islands National Park Things to Do: 17 reviews and 32 photos
The visitor center on the mainland is located in Ventura by the harbor. Included in the island exhibits are wildlife displays, and a tidepool with live sea creatures. There are also relief maps, photos, & the history of the islands. There is a gift shop & book store. On clear days you can see the islands from the observation tower.
There are 2 more visitor's centers, on Anacapa and Santa Barbara Islands.
The mainland facility is open:
Memorial Day - Labor Day
Labor Day - Memorial Day
A picnic area overlooks the harbor.
Address: 1901 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura, CA 93001
Directions: At the end of Spinnaker Drive, Ventura Harbor
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