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Beautiful but temporarily out of commission 560106109

is a beautiful spot, a heartrate-hill type walk if you need or want the exercise and atop it allows... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joan B
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Ventura, United States
Wedding held at the cross

It was the most spectacular day and the the view was outstanding while mour friends exchanged their... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FaithA
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Ventura, California
via mobile
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Barkey Road, Ventura, CA 93001
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Reviewed 1 week ago

is a beautiful spot, a heartrate-hill type walk if you need or want the exercise and atop it allows one to view a panorama of the Oxnard Plain, all of Ventura, the ocean, pier, City, and from the Ventura Avenue area to the Ojai mountain...More

Thank Joan B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was the most spectacular day and the the view was outstanding while mour friends exchanged their vows at the cross. We had ocean breezes and island views for what couldn't have been the most beautiful wedding I've ever witnessed. If you've never gone for...More

Thank FaithA
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We took our dog to this cool park set up high on the mountain top. Kind of disappointed that there wasn’t more green space, but the views are awesome. There is more mulch than grass so good for a picnic or a relaxing day just...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

This is a great place to sit and look at the view during the day then wait for the sunset. It is an ideal place for taking pictures. There is a car park and the grounds leading up to the park are being landscaped. Well...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

You can see miles and miles. It seems sore of a romantic spot and would be great for picnics and gorgeous at sunset.

Thank gzgirl
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Just discovered this little gem after years of going to Ventura. The views are stunning and the cross is lovely, set on a nicely landscaped area with a lovely tree to the side - a great place for a picnic which some other folks were...More

Thank Koda
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

It was the most spectacular day and the the view was outstanding while our friends exchanged their vows at the cross. We had ocean breezes and island views for what couldn't have been the most beautiful wedding I've ever witnessed. If you've never gone for...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

This park is so very close to Ventura proper that one should not miss it! The views are wonderful - on a clear day you can see to the Channel Islands.

Thank Dan W
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Best view of Ventura. Take a quick trip up to see the views of the water, mountains, farming and the island out a ways.

Thank Elaina E
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Well maintained trails, gardens and parking areas near the cross. Wonderful views of the bay & Venture pier. Picnic tables and grass area around the cross are ok too for yoga, meditation and reflection. Just avoid the port- a johns at all costs- they are...More

Thank Dianne H
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Maggie4fitness
1 January 2017|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
MediaByte's answer is right on the mark. Nothing I can add to it.
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FerndaleGirl
20 June 2016|
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Response from Donna A | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are a couple of picnic tables up there.
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