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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

catalina island, California

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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Catalina Island

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


Catalina Island



  • biking & rentals
  • boating & rentals
  • camping
  • hiking
  • kayaking & rentals
  • scuba & snorkeling
  • swimming
  • watercraft rentals
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes

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

    Catalina Island Tourism Authority
    1 Green Pleasure Pier, Avalon, CA 90704

    Santa Catalina Island Company
    Catalina Island Conservancy

    Catalina Marina
    Total Escape California Camping


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