Tag: hiking Channel Islands National Park

Montanon Ridge (Santa Cruz Island)

Location: Channel Islands National Park, off the Ventura coast. Island Packers is the main travel provider to the Channel Islands National Park.  Visit their site here for schedules, fares and other information. Agency: Channel Islands National Park Distance: 8.9 miles (Ascent via Scorpion Canyon; descent via Smugglers Road) Elevation gain: 1,800 feet Suggested time: 5.5…

Montanon Ridge, Santa Cruz Island

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San Miguel Island day hike: Cabrillo monument, Lester Ranch site and ranger station

Location: Channel Islands National Park, off the Ventura coast. Island Packers in Ventura is the main travel provider to the Channel Islands National Park.  Visit their site here for schedules, fares and other information. Truth Aquatics in Santa Barbara also provides transportation. Private boaters can also land on the island; click here for more information.…

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Potato Harbor (Santa Cruz Island)

As seen in the Nobody Hikes in L.A. Guidebook! Text and photography copyright 2010 by David W. Lockeretz, all rights reserved. Information and opinions provided are kept current to the best of the author’s ability. All readers hike at their own risk, and should be aware of the possible dangers of hiking, walking and other outdoor…

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