EMMA WOOD SB, CA

Season for Peak Fees: 05/15 to 09/15 Moderate ocean temperature at Emma Wood State Beach makes the area a great place for swimming, surfing and fishing. Catches include perch, bass, cabezon and corbina. A freshwater marsh at the southwest end of the beach attract raccoons, songbirds...

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Rodent Warning:

Park visitors are advised the park is experiencing an increase in the rodent population such as ground squirrels this year. Ground squirrels can damage property and equipment. While we strive to control rodent populations at this campground park visitors who occupy campsites must take precaution to protect their food and equipment. California State Parks is not responsible for damage to personal property.

Discount Pass must be presented at the time of check in. Your DMV Disabled Placard/License Plate does not automatically give you a discount on your campsite. You will need to obtain a CA State park-issued Disabled Discount Pass (DDP) or Distinguished Veterans Pass (DVP).

Fees include entry for 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle or trailer. Your campsite fee includes only ONE vehicle. Additional vehicles must pay an additional fee for each day at the park.

Emma Woods State Beach (family campground) sites are now available on site specific reservations.

Family sites accommodate self-contained vehicles ONLY. There is no running water and there is no electricity available to campers. NO TENT CAMPING. All vehicles shall be completely self-contained (built into the unit at time of construction); including kitchen and toilet facilities. Gray water (sink and shower) and Black water (human waste - septic tank) shall be contained and disposed of at an authorized dump station. Vehicles that are not self-contained will not be allowed to enter the park for camping purposes

To book a Group site you must have at least NINE occupants

NO TENT CAMPING on family sites!

Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times. Dogs are not permitted on the beach.

There are frequent park closures due to high tides, which are common in the winter (October - March).

Family sites:
  • Reservations available May 16-September 1, 2014
  • 1st-1st when not on reservations

    Group Sites:
  • Reservations available March 21-September 28, 2014
  • 1st-1st when not on reservations
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    Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
    *** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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    Overview

    Description

    Season for Peak Fees: 05/15 to 09/15

    Moderate ocean temperature at Emma Wood State Beach makes the area a great place for swimming, surfing and fishing. Catches include perch, bass, cabezon and corbina. A freshwater marsh at the southwest end of the beach attract raccoons, songbirds and red-tailed hawks. The beach also features the crumbling ruins of a World War II coastal artillery site. There is a grassy area for groups and a campground for hikers and bikers. The beach offers a view of Anacapa Island - and occasional dolphins.

    Check the State Parks website for additional information on the weather, suggested day hikes, or to see the park brochure, campground map, park photos, video, and more. Information available will vary from park to park.Click here

    Booking Window
    Thu Sep 04 2014 - Tue Mar 31 2015

    Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 7 Month(s) in advance.

    New dates are released in blocks, 1 Month(s) at a time.

    The next on-sale is Wed Oct 01 2014

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Sat Mar 01 2014 Sun Nov 30 2014
    Non Peak Mon Dec 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
    Non Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Sat Feb 28 2015
    Peak Sun Mar 01 2015 Mon Nov 30 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Bicycle Riding
    • Biking
    • Comfort Station
    • Fishing
    • Group Camping
    • Hiking
    • Hiking Difficult
    • Hiking Moderate
    • Hiking Trails
    • Iron Ranger
    • Mountain Biking
    • Nature Trails
    • Parking
    • Picnic Area
    • Picnic Tables
    • Picnicking
    • Ranger Station
    • Swimming
    • Telephone
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    Getting There
    Emma Wood State Beach (family campground) is 2 miles west of Ventura via Highway 101 (NORTH of Emma Wood Ventura River Group Camp)!
    The Group Camp Entrance is at the west end of Main Street in Ventura.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    EMMA WOOD SB
    900 WEST MAIN ST.
    VENTURA  CA  93001

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (805)968-1033
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