Hike Pelican Bay and Prisoners Harbor Trails

Pelican Bay

Hike Pelican Bay and Prisoners Harbor Trails

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The Pelican Bay And Prisoners Harbor Trails, on Santa Cruz Island in Channel Island National Park, is an 8.8 mile hike featuring unparalleled ocean views and chances to see marine life.

There is a plethora of vegetation and wildlife to see on this hike. The Pelican Bay Hike is inside the Nature Conservancy, which requires a tour guide to access. Bring a picnic or snacks for lunch. The trails are open for use year-round. No matter when you visit, bring more water than you think you need. 

Distance

8.8 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

1358 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Fitness, Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Beach
Family Friendly
Groups
Picnic Area
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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