Ventura

Santa Clara Estuary Preserve Trail

The Santa Clara Estuary Preserve is accessible via a nature trail and multiple campground spurs at McGrath State Park. The preserve is home to hundreds of animal species as it is made up of several unique ecosystems, including the ocean, […]

Santa Paula Canyon

Look past the local college, avocado farms and oil wells that sour the lower portions of the canyon, and you’ll see Santa Paula Creek Canyon for what it’s supposed to be – an awe-inspiring gorge that’s home to a crystal-clear […]

Matilija Camp Trail

An adventurous summer getaway that includes a handful of camping sites and countless cascades, the Matilija Camp Trail keeps you cool with a handful of creek crossings as it weaves its way up the North Fork of Matilija Creek in […]

Hikes in Ventura, Channel Islands.

Ventura County, Channel Islands

The hikes in Northern Ventura are reminiscent of the creekside trails that can be found to the north in Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and even Monterey counties. But hop on a boat at Ventura or Channel Islands harbor and […]