Emma Wood State Beach


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Emma Wood State Beach


Location:West of Ventura; family campsites are 2 miles west on US 101 and the group camp is at the west end of Main Street in Ventura.
Facilities:90 primitive family campsites for self-contained vehicles (no tents permitted), 4 developed group campsites (tent camping and primitive RV camping), picnic areas, hiking trails, bike trails. Group camp facilities include restrooms and water (no hook-ups); primitive campsites have no restrooms or water.
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, surfing, hiking, bicycling.
Special Features:The Ventura River Estuary at the southeast end of the beach attracts a variety of wildlife, including raccoons, songbirds, and great blue heron, and dolphins are occasionally seen just offshore. Site also includes the crumbling ruins of a World War II coastal artillery site.
Address:c/o Channel Coast District Office
911 San Pedro St
Ventura, CA 93001

Phone:805-968-1033
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=604
Size: 112 acres.

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Sunday near Emma Wood State Beach, a Ventura County Fire Department dispatcher said.
Emma Wood State Beach has moderate ocean temperatures that make it an ideal spot for swimming, surfing and fishing.
The testing standards are rigorous because lives are at stake, said Steve White, lifeguard supervisor for the Ventura area, which includes McGrath State Beach, Ventura State Beach, Emma Wood State Beach and, under contract, the city beach at the Ventura pier.
The men were flying a Cessna 152 from Hawthorne to Santa Barbara when the plane crashed in the area of Emma Wood State Beach.
Photo: Sunbathers at Emma Wood State Beach get a head start on the Labor Day weekend Thursday.
Emma Wood State Beach, Seaside Wilderness Park and Surfer's Point from Seaside Park and the Ventura Pier were deemed safe after water-quality tests showed bacteria to be within acceptable levels.
near Emma Wood State Beach, just north of Ventura, said sheriff's Capt.
The following areas remain closed: Emma Wood State Beach, Seaside Wilderness Beach, Ventura River mouth and Surfer's Point at Seaside Park to the Ventura Pier.
Tuesday, shooting flames as high as 300 feet in the hills between Emma Wood State Beach and Solimar Beach.
California Highway Patrol Officers Shane Ferriera and Damon Huffer then drove north to Emma Wood State Beach, where the engineer had brought the train to a stop, and helped him locate a broken wheel on a car carrying scrap metal.
Ventura Coast: La Conchita; Faria and Mondos coves; Rincon Parkway; Emma Wood State Beach Group Campground.