San Buenaventura State Beach

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South side of San Buenaventura State Beach

San Buenaventura State Beach is located in Ventura CA.  Activities include swimming, surfing and picnics plus a 1700 foot pier and restaurants.  The south side of the beach includes a small woodland habitat and wildflower field.  Beach equipment rentals are available onsite.  A bike trail runs along the coastline, connecting to other nearby beaches and attractions.  Much to see and do around the local area, a few good resources are linked below.  For more info see the official California State Parks page at  (note: click any pic below to enlarge)

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Small woodland trail on the beach

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View down the coast

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View down the coast, wildflower fields and south entrance

More pictures and info (including local attractions): San Buenaventura SB page:

Ventura Visitors & Convention Bureau San Buenaventura page: on San Buenaventura:

Places nearby:
McGrath State Beach
McGrath State Beach Trails
Rivermouth Beach
Channel Coast State Parks

San Buenaventura wildflowers
Purple Lupine wildflowers in the Spring