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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 24 July 2018
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

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

1  Thank lost_bobcat
Reviewed 24 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

Thank Raphakid
Reviewed 18 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

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

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

Thank RickHall802
Reviewed 4 May 2017

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

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

Thank Fred V
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We stayed here after flooding forced evacuation from another location but were very disappointed in the facility. Typical of many State parks, there were no services (power, water, sewer) but the paved part of the site was not very long and therefore was very difficult...More

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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
21 August 2015|
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Response from Dadickster | Reviewed this property |
The end sites are the best as you don't have anyone on either side. 72, 73, 74 are smallest. Be prepared to be sandwiched in on most sites and 100% dry camping, no dump station, water, toilets etc.