We stopped in after a wildlife cruise to the Channel Islands and the visitor center had great topographical maps and displays that helped clarify for us the area we had just seen. There is also a movie that is informative about the history of the islands. There are stairs (elevator was broken) to a lookout on the top of the... 更多
This was a wonderfully designed visitor center. Star with the movie in teh movie theater. Then explore the topographies of the islands. In the main area, there is a small aquarium and set up of the marine life on the islands. The book selection is outstanding, and I had wonderful dialogues about the islands with both the volunteers and Ranger... 更多
When my grandkids came to visit me, this was the first place I took them to see. They got a hands on experience and I even learned something. And of course I thought I new just about eveyrthing,
This is a great little visitor center for the Channel Islands. The hands on exhibits are terrific for kids of all ages and the view from the top of the center should be enjoyed. There was quite a bit of haze due to the Santa Barbara fire (unfortunately a way of life in California) but we could still faintly see... 更多
The movie, and displays were very interesting and informative. The staff (in particular the older gentleman who is a volunteer there) did a good job answering our questions and giving us additional information. There's a nice view from their tower and the surrounding area is a nice place to picnic or relax.
Great vidio of the Chanel island national park, about 30 minutes and runs continuous. Rangers will give you all the information you need to decide what Island you would like to visit, well worth the time to visit.
Who knew? 8 Islands from San Clemente in the south to San Miguel in the North in 3 counties. But go to the visitor center to see, hear and experience the islands as best you can without actually going there. See the tidal pool exhibit, watch a movie and then climb the tower for a great view of ocean and... 更多