• San Buenaventura State Beach - Ventura, California

      San Buenaventura State Beach
      Photo by Kimberly Goza
      Close to the heart of Ventura, San Buenaventura State Beach is a good place for swimming, surfing, biking and just relaxing. Bike and surrey rentals are available onsite, and on weekends there's a trolley selling oysters. Take a walk down to the historic pier, and you'll see the impromptu artwork that people have constructed from driftwood, stones and found objects.

      If you go:
      There's a small admission charge for the parking lot, which closes at 7 PM. But you might be able to find parking on the streets nearby. That way, you can wait for sunset on the beach.


      901 San Pedro Street
      Ventura, California 93001 USA

      Phone Numbers:

      San Buenaventura State Beach
      +1 (805) 585-1850

      Channel Coast District
      +1 (805) 585-1869