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  • Catalina Island is closed to visitors.
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  • Essential services are open.
  • Hiking trails, beaches and piers are closed due to LA County order.
  • City Hall available Mon-Thu (by appt only), Closed Fridays.
  • Visitor Center available by phone 10 am-12 pm & 1-3 pm or via email.
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In the News

Discover the Best Foodie Stops for Your California Road Trip: Catalina Island

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Listen to Catalina Island Museum's Gail Fornasiere discuss history, things to do, travel tips and culinary adventures on Catalina...

The Official Drink of Santa Catalina is a White Russian Gone Crazy

Monday, September 16, 2019

Santa Catalina Island, as the popular 1957 pop song by The Four Preps goes, is “26 miles across the sea” from the coast...

Off the Mainland

Friday, July 19, 2019

Catalina was featured in two-page feature in July/August edition of 805 Living magazine. The article highlights all there is to do on...

Visiting Catalina Island, California, USA

Monday, July 08, 2019

If you haven’t heard of Catalina Island, then you are really missing out! For many of you who don’t know, it is an island...

The 15 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2019

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Flags waving curbside as the local high-school marching band strides down Main Street; a mom-and-pop bakery that's been serving up...


Monday, June 03, 2019

THE ÖTILLÖ SWIMRUN WORLD SERIES ESTABLISHES ITS FIRST RACE IN THE USA To launch our 15th season of Swimrun we are very proud...

Off-Season Santa Catalina Island

Friday, May 17, 2019

Enjoy Santa Catalina Island when prices are lower, Crowds are smaller and the weather is still beautiful by David DeVoss As a parent...

At Catalina Island, Time To Send in the Marines

Friday, March 22, 2019

About 22 miles across the sea from California, an island’s old runway gets a makeover from an unusual work crew. "Potholes...

These are the most unusual places that have hosted teams in Spring Training

Friday, March 22, 2019 - At first glance, it might not seem so strange that the Cubs used somewhere in California to prepare for the season,...

Thad and BZ Jones leave behind legacy of love for island life

Monday, March 18, 2019

CATALINA ISLAND—Every year on Catalina Island, there is a Cross Catalina Hike in honor of brothers Graham “BZ”...