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town.catalina island

Santa Catalina Island is California's only resort island. To preserve this valuable open space for public enjoyment, the Wrigley Family deeded approximately 88 percent of the island to the nonprofit Catalina Island Conservancy. The island is 76 square miles with 52 miles of beautiful but rugged coastline. Only two small communities: Avalon & Two Harbors.

Catalina Island = Peak Season: May-October and Off Season: November-April
elevation: 2097'
population: 3,764
zip code: 90704


small island off the coast of SoCal, with minimal developed areas, but mostly natural & rugged hills

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Los Angeles County
22 mi off coast of Long Beach
best reached by boat



  • Biking & Rentals
  • Boat Rentals
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking & Rentals
  • Scuba & Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Watercraft Rentals
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Trans-Catalina Trail
  • Wrigley Memorial & Botanical Garden
  • Catalina Island Museum
  • description:
    California resort island with very little development. Plenty outdoor recreation such as camping, cycling, hiking, backpacking, snorkeling, sailing & kayaking.

    nearby towns:
    Long Beach
    Dana Point
    Newport Beach
    San Pedro
    local links:

    Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce

    Santa Catalina Island Company
    Catalina Island Conservancy

    Catalina Marina


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