Happy Camping!

Ventura County Coast campsites offer sunshine, fun and fresh air!

Sunny days playing at the beach and starry nights around the fire—Ventura County Coast offers both (and then some!) to those looking for a memorable camping adventure. There’s something special about each of our region’s coastal campsites. Take a look below to see which one is the right fit for you. Happy camping!

Emma Wood State Beach

Known for more than just its surfing, Emma Wood State Beach also has two campsites: basic vehicle camping on the beach and tent camping at Ventura River Group Camp. Moderate year-round temperatures make this site the perfect place for swimming, surfing and fishing. It also offers stunning views of the Channel Islands and a wide range of wildlife, including song birds, herons, and dolphins offshore. Dogs are allowed in the campground and day-use area.

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📷: @lucythewanderbus

Faria Beach Park Campground

This campground is sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains along Highway 1 in Ventura. Faria Beach Park Campground offers sites with and without hookups, as well as access to the beach, picnic tables, barbecues, and fire rings. Parking is limited and each site is allowed a maximum of six people, so this location is ideal for campers looking for privacy.

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  • Official Website
  • Phone: (805) 654-3951
  • Address: 4350 Pacific Coast Highway, Ventura

📷: @rvsbnb

Hobson County Campground

Just north of Faria Beach Park is Hobson County Campground, another small site with ample beach access and lovely views of the Channel Islands and Santa Ynez Mountains. The mature palm trees scattered throughout the campground and concession stand give it a fun island feel. Tent and RV sites include access to showers, wifi, and a picnic area. Dogs must be leashed.

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  • Official Website
  • Phone: (805) 654-3951
  • Address: 5210 W. Pacific Coast Highway, Ventura

📷: @chloekomocar

Rincon Parkway Campground

RV campers looking for a beautiful, but rustic spot to stay will enjoy Rincon Parkway Campground, a scenic stretch of roadway along the coastline. The campground has a total of 127 parking spots, so it’s a good place to go with a group of fellow RV lovers. Just know that there aren’t any hook ups or shower/bathroom facilities onsite.

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  • Official Website
  • Phone: (805) 654-3951
  • Address: 4668 Pacific Coast Hwy, Ventura, CA 93001

📷: @theywentrogue

Ventura Beach RV Resort

Get the full resort experience at Ventura Beach RV Resort, featuring spacious hookup sites, a swimming pool and hot tub, laundry facilities, and a complementary Sunday pancake breakfast! Located just a short walk from the beach, this campground is ideal for families looking for a home away from home. Plus guests get 10 percent off at some local stores if they show their resort pass.

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📷: @vbrvresort

Waypoint Ventura

Step back in time at Waypoint Ventura, a unique outdoor experience featuring fully restored vintage travel trailers! Located just one block from Ventura Pier and a short walk from downtown, Waypoint offers modern conveniences with retro flair. There are even bikes for guests who want to go for a beachside cruise. Pets are welcome in certain trailers. 

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📷: @waypointventura

Channel Islands National Park

Known as California’s Galapagos, the Channel Islands National Park includes five beautiful islands brimming with rare flora and fauna. Explorers can take day trips to all five islands, but for those who want the full experience there’s overnight camping. Advance reservations are required at all campgrounds, as well as a small nightly reservation fee. Most of the sites are located close to boat landing areas, but there is also some limited backcountry camping allowed on Santa Cruz and Santa Rosa islands. Be aware that fires aren’t permitted, just enclosed gas camp stoves. For more information about getting to the islands, visit www.islandpackers.com.

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  • Official Website
  • Phone: (805) 658-5730
  • Channel Islands Harbor, 3550 Harbor Blvd., Oxnard, CA 93035
  • Ventura Harbor, 1691 Spinnaker Dr #105B, Ventura, CA 93001

📷: @channelsislandsnps

Lake Casitas Recreation Area

With over 400 campsites, Lake Casitas offers a wide variety of outdoor camping experiences. Reserve a lakeside spot and drift away to the sounds of the gentle water or set up camp on the hillside with breathtaking views of the trees and lake below.

You can make reservations up to 180 days in advance online, by phone, or in person. Lake Casitas accommodates tents, tent trailers, campers and RVs.

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📷: @connie.hammock

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Visit these regions of Ventura County Coast

Camarillo
Oxnard
Ventura
Port Hueneme
Channel Islands National Park

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Ventura County Coast

Ventura County Coast is a string of four communities that radiate warmth from welcoming people and California sunshine. The region embodies the casual and active spirit of classic, where the seafood is fresh, the beer is handcrafted and the weather is the kind you dream about. Spend the day exploring miles of beaches, incredible harbors or lush green golf courses. Hop on a boat for a day trip to the Channel Islands National Park, where you can see breathtaking views of the Southern California coastline. With a bustling culture, high end and vintage shopping, a lively culinary spirit and beautiful outdoor experiences, Ventura County Coast calls on every visitor to find their vibe. From hiking and biking to sailing and snorkeling, from shopping and dining to just plain relaxing, Ventura County Coast will fill your days with a lifetime of memories.

Camarillo

Camarillo

An hour north of Los Angeles, Camarillo is nestled at the base of the Conejo foothills surrounded by verdant green fields and cool ocean breezes. With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, enjoy Camarillo alfresco. From outdoor shopping and concerts, to delicious dining and fun events, Camarillo has it all. With small town charm and a rich history, it is the place for romantic weddings and corporate venues. Visit the historical sites and museums during the day, and walk along Old Town for dinner and drinks at night. A great getaway for everyone, Camarillo is the ideal place to Come for the Sun, Stay for the Fun.

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Oxnard

Oxnard

Rally your tribe and head for the Central Coast. California cool, panorama-perfect, culturally authentic and vibrant beyond measure. Oxnard is home to miles of pristine white sand beaches, electric nightlife, some of the best taquerias in the state, historic Victorian era architecture, the California Strawberry Festival, and an expansively picturesque harbor that serves as the closest access point to the Channel Islands National Park. Just sixty miles northwest of LAX and in close proximity to Santa Barbara and other major destinations, Oxnard is one of California’s best kept secrets.

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Ventura

Ventura

A place that embodies a casual soul and unexpected allure, Ventura is a vibrant town that checks stress and pretense at the door.  Its artistic culture, enduring history and privileged locale is crazy-inviting, very much alive, and refreshingly human.

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Port Hueneme

Port Hueneme

Just sixty miles northwest of Los Angeles, in the heart of the Central Coast, you’ll find Port Hueneme, the friendly city by the sea. Port Hueneme is the place for travelers looking to dig their toes in the sand, take a long walk, drop a fishing line off the pier or just kick back and relax. With walking and biking trails winding throughout the city and a perfect climate almost year round, you can revive your soul in Hueneme.

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Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park is an American national park that consists of five of the eight Channel Islands off the coast of the U.S. state of California, in the Pacific Ocean.

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