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Lake Casitas Recreation Area

11311 Santa Ana Rd, Ventura, CA 93001-9769
+1 805-649-2233
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Group Camping

We had 9 motorhomes and all got to camp together across the street from each other. Nice lawn area... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Lancaster, California
Boat rental

We had not been to Lake Casitas in many years and were very surprised at how very low the water... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Camarillo, CA
via mobile
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11311 Santa Ana Rd, Ventura, CA 93001-9769
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had 9 motorhomes and all got to camp together across the street from each other. Nice lawn area with big trees. The water park was closed for the winter but it looks like it would be fun in the summer.

Thank 123jessicav
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We had not been to Lake Casitas in many years and were very surprised at how very low the water level is. The guys at the boat rental “shop” were really nice and helpful. The map of the lake was a little hard to read...More

Thank KonaMom2
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Low water level and still a nice lake. Gradually refilling in spite of the drought. Fishing is fun, even though I have never caught a fish from this lake. Just pleasant to rest on the shore,. Bird watch. People watch. Good for picnicking and camping....More

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to the lake for many years and boat and fish here. Although the water level is low this is still our go to for a peaceful and relaxing day. We enjoy the egrets and herons as well as the Ducks of...More

1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This campground is easy to get to & has a newly paved road. We chose the site with water and electricity which was really convenient. . Up went our tents and kids had a blast playing with water balloons, taking walks or taking scooters to...More

Thank newdiet
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We camped the week of 4th of July, and were pleasantly surprised, for the most part. Here are the pros and cons. (I must highlight the staff were all super friendly, and worked hard to keep everything clean and safe. We payed for three days...More

3  Thank C J
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This Waterpark has a maximum capacity of 1,250 but it definitely doesn't feel like this many people when you're here. People come and go so it's never crowded. It's extremely clean and inexpensive to go. You cannot take food into the Waterpark but you can...More

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Lake Casitas is located in the hills between Ventura and Ojai, CA. This is a large park with a variety of camping areas, picnic areas and a water park. They have several campgrounds designated with letters A through O. Some are primitive camping and others...More

Thank specialklc
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I love Lake Casitas! Such spectacular and amazing views. This place is gorgeous and great for hiking.

Thank Muzicatty
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I have been camping at Lake Casitas for about 41 years in everything from on the ground, to a tent, RV's and trailers and have always enjoyed it. It is a big place and even when full it doesn't really feel like it is crowded....More

1  Thank Joe G
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27 June 2016|
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Response from Suanne S | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know but you've piqued my interest. I'm going to find out.
22 July 2015|
Response from Jerry M | Reviewed this property |
No, you can go to the water park or walk-in for free... They have a charge for the water park, all is at the front entrance.