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News

  • Effective 1 April 2017, the maximum accumulative length of stay allowed in any one park is 30 days per season.
  • Camper Notice---Effective 16 May 2016 the Rincon Parkway; Only one RV, or trailer (includes towing vehicle), permitted per overnight site plus one non-recreational vehicle. No additional vehicles are allowed.
  • Post Fire update:  All county parks and facilities are open except Dennison. And we are hopeful that we will have Dennison reopened soon.
  • Public Notice:  SCE will close the Ojai Valley Trail at Montgomery for maintenance on Tuesday February 6, 2018 between 8am and 3pm.  The Project Manager is Caroline Gonzalez : (805) 654-7311 – office, (805) 212-2072 - mobile
  • Public Notice:  Faria and Hobson parks will be closed for off-season upkeep and repairs. We apologize for any inconvenience to your camping plans. Please visit one of our other fine parks during these closures.
    • Faria Closure – 7am, 19 Mar – 2pm, 23 Mar
    • Hobson Closure – 7am, 9 Apr – 2pm, 13 Apr

 

   


 

Information

Certain events held in County parks will require a Use Permit(s) per County of Ventura ordinance.  Examples of events that require a Use Permit(s) are:

  • Large groups or parties that:
    are open to the public, or
    will have vendor booths selling goods or services, or
    will sell beer, wine, or alcohol, or
    will feature amplified sound (DJ or live band), or
    will have a Jolly Jumper, clown, etc., or
    will be filming inside the park (applies to professional filmmakers and student filmmakers).

The number of Use Permits required for one event depends on the type of the event.  As an example, a private party of 250 people that will have a live DJ, a Margarita stand that sells drinks by the glass and a Jolly Jumper, would require the following Use Permits:

  • An Amplified Sound Permit for the live DJ
  • An Alcohol Sales Permit to sell Margaritas
  • A Special Use Permit for the Jolly Jumper
  • A Alcohol Beverage Control Permit (not issued by the County of Ventura)

For more information about Use Permits or to schedule an event, call the Parks Reservations Line at 805-654-3951 or click on the E-mail Us link below.

Email Us

Related Links

Guide to Parks
Basic Use Permit

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