Pack up the family and friends, fill up the cooler, and get ready to experience one of Oxnard’s best kept secrets.

This palm-tree-studded park is a 60-acre wonderland of grassy rolling hills, beautiful dunes, winding bike paths, a well-equipped playground, and, of course, a stellar beach. Oxnard State Beach Park is a laid-back family friendly zone and quite possibly one of the most beautiful beaches in Ventura County.

Bike the coast

Bring your bikes and hop on the trail that is a part of the Pacific Coast Bicycle Route, an 1,800-mile path starting in Vancouver, British Columbia and ending in imperial Beach, California. No bikes? No problem! You can rent beach cruisers, surreys, tandem bikes and more at Wheel Fun Rentals located outside of Embassy Suites Mandalay Bay Beach Resort.

Ahoy Matey! All aboard for some playtime

Watch the kids play on a pirate-themed playground while you grill burgers and hot dogs at one of the many picnic areas in the park. Enjoy a family volleyball tournament or fly kites before taking a dip in the ocean to cool off.

A beautiful place to watch the sunset

Looking for a romantic place to watch the sunset? The rolling sand dunes are a perfect place to bring a blanket and cuddle up together to see a glorious sunset behind the iconic Channel Islands. With views this beautiful, you won’t want to forget your camera!

Parking & AmenitiesThe park has a private parking lot that closes at dusk and charges a small fee. This lot typically fills up quickly on weekends; however there is ample street parking in the surrounding area. Bathrooms are available near the playground and also close at dusk.

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