Ojai-Ventura Bike Path

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Ojai-Ventura Bike Path is a 14.9 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Ventura, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
14.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
833 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

road biking

trail running

walking

beach

rails trails

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Bike and walking path that parallels the 33 freeway and Ventura river. Some sections have a fenced horse riding trail beside the bike/walking path. Well made and well maintained path lead from Ventura to Ojai - approx 15 miles in total length, can be done in sections: Ventura - Foster Park/Casitas Springs - Oak View - Mira Monte - Maricopa Hwy (33) turn off - Ojai (Bryant St). Generally easy uphill towards Ojai. Sections of the trail have a fenced horse riding path alongside the paved path.

road biking
Monday, May 15, 2017

Did the round-trip from Ventura to Ojai (slight uphill) and back (easy descent). Will definitely do again.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Beautiful easy ride both up ( slight incline) and back! Scenery is wonderful. Ends in Ojai for a great place to walk and eat before the ride back!

Monday, January 16, 2017

This is a great paved trail for road bikes, not really a hiking trail. The path itself is rough in some spots. A lot of the path is in the shade of the oak trees so it makes for cool shade in the summer.

road biking
Sunday, October 16, 2016

This is an excellent ride with well-maintained trails, few vehicle crossings to worry about and a gentle grade leading up to Ojai. I wish I had found this sooner.

mountain biking
Tuesday, September 06, 2016

My wife and I highly recommend this trail for easy bicycling. Views are great once you are past the industrial area. Easy grade going up to Ojai and the entire path is paved. We loved that the trail is close to the ocean in Ventura with some great ocean breezes. The trail also referred to as the Ventura River Trail.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Great trail!

Sunday, May 01, 2016

Liked it.

mountain biking
Monday, March 14, 2016

It's a great ride!

Saturday, January 10, 2015

still good as ever

Friday, November 08, 2013

I've moved to the area and live almost beside the trail and have ridden most of its length a few times and different parts of it many times. It is fairly busy sometimes with walkers (with pets often) and bike riders as well as horse riders in the designated trail. The trail actually goes the full 15 miles from Ventura (starts near the Mission Plaza shopping center) all the way to Ojai. You can do sections of it easily - heading north to Ojai is almost all uphill but at a gentle grade is this is a former rail trail. I've seen one or two homeless people - not 'a lot'.

mountain biking
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Great Ride i usual start at Sanjon Off of the 101 then ride the beach trail to warm up. I rode up for an hour (12 miles) then turned around to head back to my car total was 24 miles. Very scenic ride with beach views then into the Ojai valley with forest views. you do see alot of homeless people out there but no worries they keep to them selves.

road biking
Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Road this one from end to end today, 15 miles one way. Trail is in great shape.
Also added it to Hrailheadfinder.com, a much user friendly site.

road biking
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Trails in awesome shape as usual.

road biking
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hiking
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recorded W & H

hiking
11 months ago

mountain biking
11 months ago

hiking
Saturday, June 17, 2017

road biking
Thursday, June 15, 2017

road biking
Wednesday, June 07, 2017

road biking
Sunday, June 04, 2017

recorded Ojai-Ventura Bike Path

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road biking
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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