• 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.

      Links:




      901 San Pedro Street
      Ventura, California 93001 USA
      ChannelCoastInfo@Parks.Ca.Gov


      Phone Numbers:

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

      Channel Coast District
      +1 (805) 585-1869


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