Ventura River Estuary, River Trail and Ocean Shore Trail
Ventura, CA, 93001
The City of Ventura welcomes you to explore the Ventura River Trail, which follows the old Southern Pacific Railroad right-of-way from Main Street to Foster Park 6.3 miles (10.16km) inland. Opened in 1999, this pedestrian and bicycle path links to OJai Valley Trail and the coastal Omer Rains Trail for one of the best 17-mile urban bike rides in Southern California – from the Ventura Pier to Fox Street in Ojai.
On your journey through Ventura’s historic agricultural and industrial zone -now dynamically changing with high-tech communication industries and modern houseing – you will discover natural scenic beauty and installations that interpret Ventura’s economic and cultural history and its environment funded by the City of Ventura Public Art Program.
Rules of the trail: Trail opens dawn to dusk, no motorized vehicles, dogs allowed only on leashes, dog owners responsible for cleaning up after their dogs.