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National Park Units On South Coast Impacted By Coronavirus Concerns


Coronavirus concerns are impacting are now impacting two National Park units on the South Coast. Channel Islands National Park, and the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area have both closed their visitor’s centers until further notice.

The five islands which make up the National Park are still open. But, you may not be able to get there.

Island Packers, the company which takes people to the islands, has announced a two week break in service due to coronavirus concerns. You can still visit the islands by private boat.

While the visitor’s center for the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is closed, its trails, parking areas, and restrooms remain open.