Virtual Guidebook to the Channel Islands of Southern California
West End Road
Santa Catalina Island California




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Emerald Bay is a small anchorage with a white sand beach near the west end of the island.

(May 18, 2005)


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Though almost the entire island belongs to either the Catalina Island Company (developed areas) or the Catalina COnservancy (natural arreas), long-term leases have been granted to youth groups and yacht clubs.

(May 18, 2005)


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The West End Road contours above the low cliffs and loops behind the developed coves. Nearly flat and with almost no traffic, it is perfect for walking or cycling. It leads to the beach campground at Parsons Landing.

(May 18, 2005)


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Howlands Landing is home to the Catalina Island Camps and the Catalina Island Leadership Program.

(May 18, 2005)


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Lions Head Point is a scenic viewpoint above Cherry Valley on the West End Road.

(May 18, 2005)


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Various youth groups have facilities in the coves along the West End Road.

(May 18, 2005)


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