Adjacent to the north of Kiddie Beach, Hobie Beach is the designated launch location for kayaks, standup paddle boards, and other non-motorized watercraft.
Located on the west side of the Harbor, encompassing one linear mile, Hollywood Beach offers a pristine recreation area as well as a great vantage point to view the Channel Islands extensive wildlife and vegetation. Public restrooms are located at the north end of the beach. Lifeguard services are provided from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Free parking is available on the street or at the Channel Islands Harbor adjacent to Hollywood Beach.
Kiddie Beach Park
Kiddie Beach Park is located just inside the Channel Harbor entrance adjacent to the Silver Strand neighborhood. It is a dedicated swim beach, and the only area inside the Harbor where swimming is permitted. Launching watercrafts from Kiddie Beach is not permitted. There is a parking lot for Kiddie Beach along South Victoria Avenue. A paved path starts at the parking lot and follows the Harbor entrance to Silver Strand Beach, which also offers public restrooms and parking.
Silver Strand Beach
Located on the east side of the Harbor, encompassing one linear mile of beach, Silver Strand Beach is a world renowned surfing, boogie boarding and body surfing spot. Public restrooms are located at the north end of the beach. Lifeguard services are provided from Memorial Day to Labor Day. A parking lot is available adjacent to San Nicholas Road. Free parking is available from sunrise to sunset. Additional parking is available on the street.
Beach wheelchairs are available to provide access to sandy areas. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, beach wheelchairs are available for checkout at the main lifeguard tower at the Silver Strand parking lot. During the rest of the year, beach wheelchairs may be checked out from Harbor Patrol at 3900 Pelican Way, Oxnard, CA 93035.
|DOGS ON THE BEACH
|County Beaches: Dogs are allowed before 9 a.m. and after 5 p.m. on-leash only.
Clean-up after pet.
Channel View Park
Channel View Park has picnic tables available and concrete walks. Anacapa Island, the closest island to the mainland, can be seen from this park.
Harbor East Park
Harbor East Park is on the east side of the Harbor, near Channel Islands Sportfishing, and has picnic tables and a turf area.
Harbor View Park
Harbor View Park has picnic tables, restrooms, concrete walks and a turf area. It is the largest park in the harbor.
Peninsula Park has picnic tables, a playground, restrooms, two tennis courts, concrete walks and a turf area.