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Well maintained with great scenery and views

A great paved bike path connecting Ventura to Ojai. Many access points - we like to park under the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ventura bike path

I love this bike path that goes from Ventura beaches up to Ojai! It is well kept and a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Ventura, California
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“foster park”(26 reviews)
“easy ride”(13 reviews)
“great ride”(12 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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All reviews foster park easy ride great ride oak view tree roots away from the road take your time old railway gradual incline access points mira monte coming down industrial areas bring water starting point great scenery lunch break
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great paved bike path connecting Ventura to Ojai. Many access points - we like to park under the freeway overpass near Foster Park (free parking) just north of Ventura, and ride up to Ojai. That section is more scenic than the part that goes...More

Thank tarahdb
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I love this bike path that goes from Ventura beaches up to Ojai! It is well kept and a beautiful ride!.....especially downhill for me!

Thank Cathyegonzales
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This is a great ride, but you should have a decent bike if you plan to ride all the way to Ojai. There are some nice views. It’s much harder riding to Ojai, then riding to Ventura. If you really want an easy ride start...More

Thank drbarbie89
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I cycled this path from Ventura to Ojai, then rode all over Ojai and then cycled back to Ventura.. This path is well maintained, and so much to see. Little towns like Casitas Springs, Oak View and old ventura oil fields.. It is peaceful, shaded,...More

2  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

This is a really nice, safe bike trail. It’s completely separated from traffic, completely paved. It starts down in Ventura and ends up in Ojai. It’s a rails to trails route that follows 90+% of an old railway. Down in Ventura it passes behind some...More

Thank mr_nick_z
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Been riding this upper path for 20+ years and and the lower path (ventura to Foster park) since it was opened. Upper path is near impossible to ride from the tree roots lifting the asphalt and making it a washboard surface. Parts of the path...More

Thank lcouplin
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I’ve ridden this trail numerous times. It’s a very pleasant half-day or longer bike ride. The section that runs through Ojai is particularly pretty and tree-lined, and of course, Ojai is a wonderful artsy destination town. It’s not a “hidden” country trail; for most of...More

3  Thank RhythmE
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We take this trail often and it's a safe and healthy alternative route to get to Ojai! As well as getting around Ojai!

Thank Stacey M
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Great trail in need of maintenance! I would love to see them re-pave this trail however it's a safe way to walk , run or ride!

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Always a pretty walk! Even when there's no water in the "river" it's still interesting. You never know what sorts of "creatures" might be seen!!

Thank paulamc930222
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Response from 700vbd | Reviewed this property |
Free parking at Ventura Bike Depot, Inc. Get yourself a water, power bar and spare tube!
30 July 2016|
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Response from Jerry M | Reviewed this property |
I start in Ojai, yes on bike rentals in Ojai and I think also at or around the Ventura pier.
Anne F
13 February 2016|
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Response from Jerry M | Reviewed this property |
Its paved! Road bike
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Response from jaye k | Reviewed this property |
The bike paths turns into the Ventura Beach Promenade. So you can park on Shoreline near Figueroa or down further east at the parking garage next to the Crowne Plaza Hotel, by the pier and bike along the promenade to the... More