Catalina Island Permits

Catalina Island Permits

The Conservancy facilitates access to Catalina Island’s interior for a range of recreational, educational, and business activities. For safety and island well-being, Catalina Island permits are required for biking, hiking, driving, and hunting. We appreciate your cooperation in adhering to the guidelines below.

two people biking on Catalina Island

Freewheeler Bike Pass

Freewheeler Bike Passes are a benefit of Conservancy Membership, and can be redeemed on the Island at all Conservancy locations and Two Harbor Visitor Services.

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two people hiking on the Trans-Catalina Trail

Hiking Permit

Before starting out on your journey, hiking permits are required for your safety. They are free of charge and accessible at the link below.

Access Permit

Hunting Permit

The 2024 deer hunting season will run mid-July through December. More information on permits is coming soon.

non-commercial vehicles on Catalina Island

Non-Commercial Road Permit*

  Annual Permit valid July 1st-June 30th   

Daily Permits Available 

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Conservancy Membership Required* Purchase Membership

commercial Wildlands Express van on Catalina Island

Commercial Road Permit

  Annual Permit valid January 1st – December 31st

Daily Permits Available 

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