Cycling in Ventura County Coast
Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or a biking beginner, Ventura County Coast has scenic bike paths with ocean views appropriate for all levels. Riding a bicycle along the coast is a gentle and low-impact activity that’s fun for people of all ages.
View below for some of Ventura County Coast’s best biking paths!
The Oxnard Bike Trail doesn’t have an official name; however, it’s a bike path that starts at the ocean side of Oxnard Beach Park and takes you south to Hollywood Beach and Channel Islands Harbor.
There is something for everyone at Hill Canyon in Camarillo’s Santa Rosa Valley. The trail system consists mainly of single track riding as well as some fire roads. There is uphill riding to get your exercise on, or if you prefer to take it easier, stay on the flat trails.
The Calleguas Creek Bike Path takes you along the east side of Camarillo. It’s an easy bike path, great for all ages and serves as a connector between the city’s north and south sides.
Either bring your own or rent a bike from Wheel Fun Rentals in Port Hueneme and cruise along the beach. Check this out for tips and a map of existing bikeways within the city.
Starting at the mouth of the Ventura River, the Ventura Beach Bike Trail takes you along the C-Street Promenade, past Surfer’s Point, Ventura Pier, and ends at the San Buenaventura State Beach.
The Coastal Trail begins at Emma Wood State Beach in Ventura and takes you along the 101 and PCH with a beautiful coastal view. You will hit multiple parks along this bike path such as Seaside Wilderness Park, Farla County Park, and Rincon Beach Park. One of the more popular trails along this route is the Rincon Bike Trail.
The Ojai Valley Bike Trail runs parallel to Highway 33 and the Ventura river. It’s a well-maintained path that leads from Ventura to Ojai and is about 15 miles round trip, perfect for experienced cyclists.
Bicycle Safety Tips:
Always wear a helmet
Make sure the bike is the correct size and fit for you
Know and obey the rules of the road
Wear sun protection
Stay hydrated & pack snacks to help fuel your ride
For more information on cycling, please visit Cycle California Coast
With so much biking to do, you’re going to want to stay a while. Click here for the complete list of hotels and other places to stay in Ventura County Coast!