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.

See other parks in California.