Wonderful views of Ventura, the Pacific Ocean, and the Channel Island and depending on the time of the year incredible wildflowers.

Arroyo Verde Park is a small parked tucked in the hills above Ventura, California, and has a network of trails running up and down the hills surrounding the valley in the center of the park.

The entrance to the park is at the intersection of Foothill Road Day Road, east of downtown Ventura. There is parking inside the park but also just outside of the park on Foothill Road with a clearly marked sign to the main park trail.

The longest official loop begins near the park entrance moving counter clockwise up and down the hills surrounding the main valley and is roughly 3.5 miles long, though there are several unofficial spurs and loops that can be taken for longer trips.

The trail is perfect for hiking and trail running, though mountain biking is not permitted. 

Pack List

  • Water
  • Sunscreen
  • Nutrition
  • Map
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RT Distance 3.5 Miles
Elevation Gain 800 Feet
Activities Photography, Running, Hiking, Fitness
Skill Level Beginner
Season Year Round
Trail Type Loop
Features
Adult Beverages
Bathrooms
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Picnic Area
Scenic
Wildflowers

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