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Lake Casitas Recreation Area

11311 Santa Ana Rd, Ventura, CA 93001-9769
+1 805-649-2233
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Love Lake Casitas

We love to go to lake Casitas for the day. Great picnic area's with BBQs, grass, horseshoe pits... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Lisa G
via mobile
went to see the lake

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

Reviewed 1 March 2017
MATTOX23
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VENTURA, CA
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good36%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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“lazy river” (14 reviews)
“water park is” (6 reviews)
“marina cafe” (4 reviews)
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11311 Santa Ana Rd, Ventura, CA 93001-9769
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"bass"
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"water adventure"
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"porta potties"
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"nice lake"
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"low water"
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"picnic tables"
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"nice place to go"
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"bald eagles"
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"day trip"
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"a lot of fun"
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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
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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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Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a lake or water reservoir in Ventura, may be considered for a day trip or an overnight camping. The entry is for $10 for a day trip. You can drive both the directions from entry, approximately of 2 miles of drive both the...More

1  Thank Gitika J
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

For years I have gone the Lake Casitas. The Bass and Trout fishing is great. With the drought the lake is really low so it is more difficult to do. It is a nice place to go camping with the family. Again the main issue...More

Thank Simimike
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We have camped here many times, but the water was so low this time that it really made us sad. Ordinarily I would be hitting the 4 or 5 star button. Really not the fault of those who care for the area. However, we did...More

1  Thank SMGrandma
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

To be fair we only made a short visit by car hoping to drive round the lake but that's not possible and as such it wasn't great value for $10. Hardly a 'Wilderness' and the lake itself is really struggling as a result of the...More

1  Thank MandM29
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

So I came on a Sunday and I wanted to bring my 20 month old son to enjoy the water park. BIG MISTAKE!!! First of all the prices are ridiculous even for a 20 month old they charge $15.00 what a rip off. I thought...More

3  Thank Maria C
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

In the summer this place is hot and very dusty. Most people who day trip go for the water park or have boats they take on the lake. Yo can't swim/play in the lake. There are picnic area for day use and may have grills,...More

2  Thank Chelsea G
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

We visit Lake Casitas about 2 times per summer. The waterpark is great for little ones al the way up to teens. Pack your lunch in a cooler to eat at the car. No food allowed inside. Camping at Lake Casitas has been a nightmare....More

2  Thank ilovesushi67
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This is our 4th year in a row at Lake Casitas - Creekside camping site. We just have a great fun time, and going to the lazy river in the evening is always a blast for the kid's.

Thank Jerry M
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Maggs20
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.
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Jkvasquez10
21 July 2015|
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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.
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