The Quick and Dirty: Location – Potato Harbor, Santa Cruz Island, Channel Islands National Park Distance – 5 mile round trip Terrain Type – Slight ascend at the beginning of the hike to the top of the sea cliff and then the hike levels out Difficulty – Easy Best Time – Spring with the wild flowers makes this a magificient hike but the trail is accessible year-round
Channel Islands National Park has long been on our list of places to visit. Since Louis’s birthday fell on a Friday this year, I made an executive decision to celebrate his birthday by visiting Santa Cruz Island within Channel Islands National Park. Out of the five islands within the National Parks jurisdiction, Santa Cruz island is the most frequently visited island. Ferries to and from the island are available at least once a day.
This post will be followed by a series of other posts detailing the hikes and kayaking activities during our stay at Santa Cruz island. Continue reading →