RV Campgrounds in Ventura, California

RV Campgrounds in Ventura, California
Ventura, Calif., is known for its beaches and surf culture. Visitors can swim and surf at the McGrath State Beach, or head down the coast and surf Leo Carillo State Beach, Port Hueneme or the Channel Islands beach. Scuba divers can dive at the Channel Islands, and wildlife or bird-watchers can head to the Point Mugu Nature Reserve 30 miles down the coast.

Ventura Beach RV Resort

The Ventura Beach RV Resort is off the 101 and offers sites for all size RVs and rigs with slide-outs. Wi-Fi and cable TV hookups are available. Water, sewer and 30- or 50-amp electric are at each site. Amenities include a laundry room, guest room, hot showers and private toilets, basketball, horseshoes, pool tables, arcade room, and summer-seasonal karaoke nights. Pets are allowed, but need to be on a leash, and registered. There is a $4 pet fee and no pit bulls are allowed. McGrath State Beach is a 20-minute drive away.

Ventura Beach RV Resort
800 W. Main St.
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 643-9137
venturabeachrvpark.com

Avenue Trailer Town

The Avenue Trailer Town has 68 sites that can accommodate RVs up to 40 feet. Hookups include water and cable TV as well as 50-amp electric. There is a laundry room, hot shower room and private bathrooms. The Avenue has seasonal and long-term residents. Monthly and seasonal rates are available. Pets are allowed but must be on a leash when on the grounds. The Channel Islands beach is within a 15-minute drive.

Avenue Trailer Town
251 N. Ventura Ave.
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 643-5592
camprate.com/c/campground/709/AvenueTrailerTown.html

Emma Wood State Beach Park

For those with self-contained RVs, the Emma Wood State Beach Park offers camping with direct beach access. Due to state budget cuts, there are no longer hookups for RV sites at Emma Wood, but RV camping is still allowed, as of January 2010. Gray water containment and toilets should be used. There are sites for RVs up to 45 feet. Pets are allowed, but need to be on leashes while in the park, and guests should check signs for rules regarding pets on the beaches. There is surfing, surf-fishing, swimming, boogie boarding and body-surfing at Emma Wood, and visitors can be in downtown Ventura within 15 minutes.

Emma Wood State Beach Park
Highway 101
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 968-1033
parks.ca.gov

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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