Hike Cueva Valdez to Arch Rock

Santa Cruz Island - Prisoners Cove - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

The Cueva Valdez to Arch Rock Trail is a 7.5 mile hike on Santa Cruz Island in Channel Islands National Park.

This hike features amazing ocean views and unparalleled opportunities to see marine life and unique plant vegetation. The trail is open for use year-round, but is best used from March - November. 

Santa Cruz Island is the biggest of the Channel Islands. To get there, you will take a boat from Ventura, CA.

Distance

7.5 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

1715 ft Gain

Type

Out-and-Back

Activities

Fitness, Camping, Photography, Running, Hiking

Beach
Romantic
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Nearby Lodging

Ventura Ranch KOA

Santa Paula, California

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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