is an interesting beach and campground. It is a very
narrow stretch of road and single file camping
sites. The beach is close enough to touch.
Moderate ocean temperature
at Emma Wood State Beach makes the area a great
place for swimming, surfing and fishing. A
freshwater marsh at the southwest end of the beach
attracts raccoons, songbirds and red-tailed hawks.
The beach also features the crumbling ruins of a
World War II coastal artillery site.
The main beach is reached via Highway
101. Northbound exit at "State
Beaches" exit and Southound exit at Main
Street, bearing left at the bottom of the
ramp. Once back on the highway, take the first
exit and turn left at the bottom of the ramp.
group campís entrance is at the west end of Main
Street in Ventura, which you can reach from
Southbound 101 via the Main Street exit. At
the bottom of the ramp, turn right and make the
immediate right into the campgrounds.
Northbound 101 take the Ventura exit. Turn left onto
Main Street and turn left into the entrance to group
campground, which is right before you get back on