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Rocky Beachfront Beautiful Sunsets

We camped on the beach in side 28 in a Class A motorhome. This is dry camping. The only sites... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
San Diego, California
Clean sand, clean waves, easy parking

Less than 10 mins drive out of Ventura and you get a slice of beautiful beach all to yourself that... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 January 2019

We have been going to the beach for years. It is a great place enjoy the sun and views of the ocean and the channel islands. Fun to walk the beach and sometimes, meet people form all over the country.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dancA6133GX
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We love parking our toy trailer on Emma Wood beach, I walk my small dog several times a day, good for me and her. Having a fire on the ocean isn't bad either. Watching the sunset is pretty cool

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank cowboyronw
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Rest on the beach beside the railway. Rude awakening during the night when the freight trains break the stillness of the ocean waves. Walking distance to the shops and restaurants in downtown Ventura. Dry camping, no water or flush toilets. Better to camp in a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We camped on the beach in side 28 in a Class A motorhome. This is dry camping. The only sites close to a sandy beach are sites 1-3, site 90 is a keeper as it is on the end and has more privacy. They were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank lost_bobcat
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Less than 10 mins drive out of Ventura and you get a slice of beautiful beach all to yourself that only the keenest seeker of solitude would grumble about. The nature of the extensive but finite parking spaces along this loooong strip of beach, mainly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Raphakid
Reviewed 17 June 2018

The BAD. We locked our bike up with lock, chain and straps, next morning the bike was stolen. State park police said that night 3 bikes were stolen in the campground. After that we didn't feel safe and stayed only one more night. The other...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Edward S
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Emma Wood is a favorite of mine. So we took our grandson with us over to the coast while awaiting the arrival of a new granddaughter. Emma Wood was a perfect place for him to play and get wet and splash where you won't get...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Diane H
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The good - this is dry camping right on the ocean front. The surf is breaking just outside your RV or off your bedroom, and you are quite literally oceanfront. The bad - Like most oceanfront areas, these sites are very small (narrow) and you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank RickHall802
Reviewed 4 May 2017

But no other facilities. Go up to Feria Beach for food, toilets, showers hookups etc. enjoy your stay.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 18 April 2017

A recent trip to CA and old haunts was very disappointing, this was one of them, crowded, hard to find parking, some areas fenced off, more rocks now and less sand, hard to get to the beach, not as pretty and sedate as it was...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Fred V
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5 January 2019|
Response from lost_bobcat | Reviewed this property |
$55, no hookups
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Response from SquireDude | Reviewed this property |
None of the sites, in my opinion, are good at this park. It is a State Park that is a dirty parking lot that is under the freeway. It has a concrete wall between you and a very rocky beach. This is not a place to hang out... More