Description

Anacapa Island is the island closest to the coast. The Anacapa Campground is on the eastern side of the island, up a good number of stairs a half mile away from the visitor’s center. There are seven campsites with picnic tables and pit toilets, but be sure to bring your own water and pack all of your trash in and out.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
7 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Amenities
No picnic table

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Boating

You can bring your own boat, but it’s highly recommended to go with a park authorized operator and contact park rangers before ...Read more

Fishing

There are some massive fish over here…but if you’re paying to boat over to the Channel Islands, they had better be legendary! T...Read more

Hiking

Trails vary on each island, from flat and maintained in Anacapa Island, to mountainous wilderness in Santa Rosa. Make sure you ...Read more

Paddling

Kayaking the Channel Islands is probably one of the coolest and most exciting things you could do in your life, but be warned t...Read more

Surfing

The best surf is found on Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa and San Miguel Islands, depending on the swell. Currents are variable so make ...Read more

Wildlife watching

There are thousands of species inhabiting these islands thanks to the diverse environments found here. The tidepools house a va...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Anacapa Island Campground.

Beach
Cave
Forest
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Shirleen R.
didn't provide a recommendation.
March 21st, 2015

The picture is the wrong island. Gets super windy...breag tent stakes.

Hipcamper Omer A.
recommends this listing.
May 21st, 2017
Hipcamper Henry C.
recommends this listing.
February 18th, 2017
Park
Channel Islands National Park
State
California
Country
United States
Phone Number
(805) 658-5730
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
View Website
Coordinates
34.016° N, 119.359° W
Unknown price
Tent Only: 7 Sites
(Up to 4 people per site)

Safety at Hipcamp

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All Hosts should review and adhere to these standards around providing a positive Hipcamp experience, being a thoughtful neighbor, and serving as a responsible citizen.

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All Hipcampers should review and adhere to these standards for safety, trip preparation, and respect in order to uphold Hipcamp’s most important value: “leave it better.”

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  2. Practice physical distancing
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  1. Plan ahead and prepare
  2. Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors

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