Año Neuvo Island is a small island on the coast of Northern California, offshore the Año Neuvo Point. It sits between San Francisco and Santa Cruz. This 9 acres island is conserved as a segment of Año Nuevo State Reserve. The Año Neuvo Island has an ecological significance. It is identified as a major breeding place for endangered Steller's Sea Lions and Northern elephant seals.
It's also a habitat for several plant species, sea birds species, and some rare amphibians such as the Californian red-legged frog. The area has several beach parks. The Año Nuevo State Marine Conservation Area surrounds Año Nuevo Island, for the conservation of the sea wildlife and marine ecosystems.