** COVID-19 Update:
 Effective March 27, 2020 LA County has closed with enforcement all Hiking Trails, Beaches and Piers in the county.  LA County Sheriff will help enforce the closure across LA County which includes Catalina Island.  This includes the piers adjacent to Conservancy Property at various camps and yacht clubs.

We do not encourage travel to the Island at this time.

Walking on primary roads, labeled in brown on the Conservancy's map, is permitted. We do urge that you use extra caution as these are also primary roads for vehicle traffic. We also urge drivers to slow down and be extra cautious as more people are likely to be on the roads in order to get some fresh air and exercise. 

Please click here for the most up to date information.

When it comes to hiking, Catalina Island cannot be beat.  No other Channel Island features the diversity that 
Catalina has to offer.  More than 165 miles of trails and roads beckon all levels of hikers.  An assortment of loop trails give day hikers a great glimpse at a variety of Island locales, returing them to where they started.  Of course, the grand-daddy of them all is the Trans-Catalina Trail, a 38.5 miles trail that traverses the entire Island, beginning at Avalon, stretching out to Parson's Landing on the West End, looping back to Two Harbors for the finish.  For more information on hikes throughout and across the Island, click on the Hiking Trails box below.  

Before starting out on your journey, Hiking Permits are required for your safety.  They are free of charge and are available online or can be obtained at the Trailhead visitor center, Nature Center, Airport in the Sky, and Two Harbors Visitor Information Center.  Please also be sure to also read the Cautions and Policies.

To purchase a map with additional features for only $3.99, please visit the Trailhead visitor center, the Airport in the Sky, Nature Center, Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden or Two Harbor Visitor Services.  The map is also free with an Explorer Level Membership and above, as a new member bonus.  To support the Conservancy by becoming a member join HERE.


Silver Peak Trail is closed west of the Trans-Catalina Trail, en route to Starlight Beach.  


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