McGrath State Beach, Oxnard California

Please Note:  For the current status of this park, please call (805) 968-1033.
McGrath State Beach is one of the best bird-watching areas in California, with the lush riverbanks of the Santa Clara River and sand dunes along the shore. A nature trail leads to the Santa Clara Estuary Natural Preserve. Two miles of beach provide surfing and fishing opportunities, however, swimmers are urged to use caution because of strong currents and riptides. The park offers campsites by the beach. McGrath State Beach has 172 campsites by the beach and is next to the Santa Clara River and sand dunes. At McGrath's northern end is the Santa Clara Estuary Natural Preserve, which includes eight ecosystems and a boardwalk flanked by tall grasses. Over 245 recorded bird species that spend at least part of their year in the nature preserve near McGrath Sate Beach. The campground is fairly remote by Southern California standards but still not too far away from the comforts of civilization. The beach here is wind and sandy perfect for a stroll or just laying out in the sun. Strong currents and riptides are common swimmers use caution.
Directions to McGrath Beach Park: Exit U.S. Hwy 101 in Ventura at Seaward Avenue, and go to Harbor Blvd. Go south 3 miles to the park entrance.
2211 Harbor Blvd., Oxnard, CA 93035

McGrath State Beach

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