7 Ventura County Hikes

7 Ventura County Hikes

Rancho Sierra Vista Satwiwa Loop — Newbury Park

This spectacular loop trail traverses open grassland over rolling terrain and boasts sweeping vistas of the Conejo Valley and Rancho Sierra Vista Satwiwa.

 

Mesa/Stagecoach Bluff Loop, Wildwood Regional Park — Thousand Oaks

You can avoid that heart-pumping climb by taking a feeder trail at the base to Stagecoach Bluff, which overlooks the deep canyon below.

 

Seaside Wilderness Park — Ventura

A beautiful ocean hike that takes you around the Ventura river and wetlands, this 1.5-mile hike follows a newly created stone path that sits above the striking blue Pacific.

 

Happy Camp Canyon Regional Park — Moorpark

If you’re looking for wide open space with rolling, oak-dotted hillsides and tree-lined paths, Happy Camp Canyon will make you happy.

 

Oakbrook Regional Park — Thousand Oaks

Starting out at the entrance of the Chumash Museum and Interpretive Center, this hike takes you under a thick canopy of Valley and Coast Live Oaks and views of spectacular rock formations.

 

Oak Creek Canyon Loop Trail — Thousand Oaks

Another well-shaded hike is the 1-mile Oak Creek Canyon Loop, which is part of the Los Robles trail system in Thousand Oaks.

 

Camarillo Grove Park — Camarillo

The upper section of the trail system is very steep, but the lower part, with new interpretive signs, is an easy, short hike that features some interesting rock formations, as well as the typical California landscape of scrub brush and rolling hillsides.

 

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13 Grand Canyon Hiking Tips

13 Grand Canyon Hiking Tips