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Anacapa Island Lighthouse - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Lighthouse, Ventura, CA 93001, USA


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About Anacapa Island Lighthouse

A majestic lighthouse in California, United States, on the entrance to Santa Barbara Channel. Constructed in 1912, it was the last major light station built on the west coast. Now fully automated and unmanned, the light house still operates, but the National Park Service (NPS) is responsible for Channel Islands National Park.

Attractions Near Anacapa Island Lighthouse

East Anacapa Island
East Anacapa Island0.73km from Anacapa Island Lighthouse

This is a small volcanic island located about 11 miles off the coast of Port Hueneme, California. It is the smallest of the northern islands of the Channel Islands archipelago, and is within the Channel Islands National Park.

Anacapa Island
Anacapa Island3.89km from Anacapa Island Lighthouse

A small volcanic island composed of a series of narrow islets 6 mi long, oriented generally east–west and 5 mi (8 km) east of Santa Cruz Island. Anacapa is the smallest of the northern islands of the Channel Islands archipelago, and is within the Channel Islands National Park.

Hollywood Beach
Hollywood Beach20.01km from Anacapa Island Lighthouse

A beautiful beach located in the south end of the peninsula that separates Channel Islands Harbor from the ocean. It is wide and about a mile long. Because of this huge sandy expanse. it is very popular among tourists and also there are so many beach leisure activities possible.

Channel Islands Harbor
Channel Islands Harbor20.76km from Anacapa Island Lighthouse

Channel Islands Harbor is a small craft harbor and shore-protection project in Oxnard, California at the southern end of the Santa Barbara Channel. It is the fifth largest harbor for small-craft recreation in the state of California[4] and is a waterfront resort, recreation, and dining marketplace. Recreational activities include diving, boat charters, sea kayaking, sportfishing, and whale watching.

Oxnard State Beach Park
Oxnard State Beach Park21.15km from Anacapa Island Lighthouse

A public beach, playground, and picnic area at the edge of the Oxnard Plain. The park includes palm tree lined pathways and a bike/walking path connecting the communities of Oxnard Shores and Channel Islands Beach. There is also an easy bike/walking connection to Channel Islands Harbor. Oxnard Beach Park includes two barbecue areas with a capacity of 200 occupants, each with a public sink, table, and a large grill. Activities include beachcombing, walking, and ocean swimming.

US Navy Seabee Museum
US Navy Seabee Museum22.83km from Anacapa Island Lighthouse

This is a majestic museum dedicated to the men and women who served in the Battalion. It aims to highlight the deeds of the United States Naval Construction Battalions during both times of war and peace.

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Historically inhabited by the Chumash people, with their presence dating back 10,000-12,000 years. Known for their rock paintings and for their great basketry, the Chumash were hunter-gatherers, fishermen, and also traders with the Mojave, Yokuts, and Tongva Indians.