Ventura Water Treatment Plant Wildlife Ponds

Spinnaker Dr.

Coastal dunes, ponds, willows, reeds, habitat varied.

Location: From Hwy 101 in Ventura, take Seaward toward the beach. Turn left onto Harbor Blvd. Continue on Harbor to Spinnaker Dr. Turn right. Then turn left at 1400 Spinnaker Dr. Follow signs to administration building for sign in. Park near ponds.
Highlights: Bonaparte’s Gull, ducks, Sora, Common Moorhen, Marsh Wren, phalaropes, warblers, grebes, Peregrine Falcon; spring swallows.
Best Season: All year, especially spring, fall, winter.

Parking. Open: Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m. – Dusk.