Discover the Coastal Charm of Potato Harbor

Explore Santa Cruz Island, from Potato Harbor Overlook to Cavern Point Trail, taking in breathtaking coastal vistas and the island's unique natural beauty!

Last updated: Jan 2024

    Park entrance fee: $15 per person (7-day pass); Boat transportation to the island: $59 to $96 per person (round trip)


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Perfect for

For solo
For two
For groups
For families with kids
For parents and grownups

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  1. Get to the Channel Islands via boat from Ventura ($60-70/person); book here
  2. Arrive at Channel Islands National Park
  3. Begin the hike at Potato Harbor Trailhead
  4. Hike to Potato Harbor Overlook
  5. Follow the Bluffs Trail to Cavern Point
  6. Descend to the visitor center near Scorpion Beach



California 93001

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Packing List

  • Sturdy hiking shoes
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Camera

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