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Lake Casitas Recreation Area

11311 Santa Ana Road, Ventura, CA 93001-9769
+1 805-649-2233
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Low water level and still a nice lake

Low water level and still a nice lake. Gradually refilling in spite of the drought. Fishing is fun... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Camarillo, California
Our pretty place

We have been coming to the lake for many years and boat and fish here. Although the water level... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Linda M
Thousand Oaks, California
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11311 Santa Ana Road, Ventura, CA 93001-9769
+1 805-649-2233
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Low water level and still a nice lake. Gradually refilling in spite of the drought. Fishing is fun, even though I have never caught a fish from this lake. Just pleasant to rest on the shore,. Bird watch. People watch. Good for picnicking and camping....More

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to the lake for many years and boat and fish here. Although the water level is low this is still our go to for a peaceful and relaxing day. We enjoy the egrets and herons as well as the Ducks of...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This campground is easy to get to & has a newly paved road. We chose the site with water and electricity which was really convenient. . Up went our tents and kids had a blast playing with water balloons, taking walks or taking scooters to...More

Thank newdiet
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We camped the week of 4th of July, and were pleasantly surprised, for the most part. Here are the pros and cons. (I must highlight the staff were all super friendly, and worked hard to keep everything clean and safe. We payed for three days...More

2  Thank C J
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This Waterpark has a maximum capacity of 1,250 but it definitely doesn't feel like this many people when you're here. People come and go so it's never crowded. It's extremely clean and inexpensive to go. You cannot take food into the Waterpark but you can...More

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Lake Casitas is located in the hills between Ventura and Ojai, CA. This is a large park with a variety of camping areas, picnic areas and a water park. They have several campgrounds designated with letters A through O. Some are primitive camping and others...More

Thank specialklc
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I love Lake Casitas! Such spectacular and amazing views. This place is gorgeous and great for hiking.

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I have been camping at Lake Casitas for about 41 years in everything from on the ground, to a tent, RV's and trailers and have always enjoyed it. It is a big place and even when full it doesn't really feel like it is crowded....More

1  Thank Joe G
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We love to go to lake Casitas for the day. Great picnic area's with BBQs, grass, horseshoe pits! We don't camp there only because you can't swim or wakeboard.

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 1 March 2017

went to see the water rise at the lake it was so green and pretty nice to see water going into the lake

2  Thank MATTOX23
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26 June 2016|
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Response from Suanne S | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know but you've piqued my interest. I'm going to find out.
21 July 2015|
Response from Jerry M | Reviewed this property |
No, you can go to the water park or walk-in for free... They have a charge for the water park, all is at the front entrance.