This tiny, undeveloped island boasts truly stunning views and easy trails, making it ideal for day-hikers seeking a untamed wilderness experience combined with minimal physical exertion.
On any of the Channel Islands, and on trails of any distance or difficulty, hikers are guaranteed encounter spectacular views only accessible in this unique National Park.
While there are moderate and easy hikes on all the islands, including scheduled guided tours, be aware that some hikes are strenuous and only appropriate for physically fit individuals and experienced hikers.
Even for those who have hiked before, the buddy system is recommended on all trails.
Learn about the history and imagine what it was like to live both remotely and in a different age as you encounter a blacksmith shop, farm tools, the nature kiosk, and the historical visitor’s center while you stroll the miniature valley that is home to Scorpion Ranch.
At only one-hour boat ride from Ventura Harbor, this is an ideal day trip experience for hikers who will get the satisfaction of exploring an entire islet from tip to tip.