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The original name, San Buenaventura, is too long for most Californians - so they shorten it to plain ole Ventura CA. Sweet sandy beaches, locally grown strawberries & a historic Mission in a restored downtown village are just some of the things to look forward to when visiting this coastal city.
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Los Padres NF: South
Los Padres NF: South
Zuma, Trancas Canyon
Zuma, Trancas Canyon
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Malibu Creek SP Map
elevation: 100' population: 100,300 zip code: 93001


developed beachside city w/ agriculture nearby

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Ventura County
S of Santa Barbara
on Hwy 101 @ jct 33




  • Biking & Rentals
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Cruises
  • Fishing
  • Beaches
  • Surfing
  • Hiking
  • Ojai Bike Path
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Channel Islands National Park
  • Los Padres National Forest
  • Point Mugu State Park
  • Emma Wood State Beach
  • Sespe Wilderness
  • ventura campgrounds

    Emma Wood State Beach Camping
    McGrath State Beach Camping
    Wheeler Gorge - Hwy 33 Camping

    tent camping

    Beach city, N of Los Angeles & Malibu; Nice renovated downtown scene with shops, restaurants, & nightlife. Boat access to the Channel Islands, from Ventura Harbor

    nearby towns:
    Port Hueneme
    local links:

    Ventura Chamber of Commerce
    801 S. Victoria Ave. Suite 200 Ventura, CA 93003

    Lassens Market
    Mission San Buenaventura
    CORBA - Mountain Bike Club
    Los Padres ForestWatch
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