Beaches and Beach Camping in Ventura County: Ventura and Oxnard
Buenaventura State Beach: Best for Big Beach Atmosphere
It's one of the biggest beaches in Southern California, with all the expected beach atmosphere and lots of sand, along a curving shoreline.
Harbor Cove Beach: Best for Everyone
A protected cove and wave-washed beach all in the same place, with a jetty for the fishermen, too.
Hollywood Beach: Best Neighborhood Beach
No frills here, just a pretty, clean beach in a neighborhood setting. If beach play makes you hungry, Mrs. Olson's Coffee Hut is nearby.
Marina Park Beach: Best for Families
Its protected location and adjacent playground makes it the perfect place to bring the kids
McGrath State Beach: Best for Birdwatching
One of the best bird-watching areas in California, with over 245 recorded bird species spending at least part of the year here.
Beach Camping: Emma Wood State Beach
For self-contained vehicles only, 90 sites
Beach Camping: Faria County Beach Campground
42 oceanside sites with firepits, hot showers, flush toilets
Beach Camping: Hobson County Park
Find out about Hobson County Park Campground in Ventura, California - what it offers and what it's like to stay there
Beach Camping: Rincon Parkway
127 roadside spots for self-contained RVs only