Dennison Park Campground

Ventura County

Ojai Valley

Ventura County Attractions

Visitors to Ventura County coast find many excellent beaches, lakes and forests to explore Those camped at Dennison Park Campground are only a short drive from Ojai and Lake Casitas.

  • Fish for monster bass at Lake Casitas.
  • Enjoy swimming, surfing, and fishing at Emma Wood State Beach.
  • Surf the point at El Capitan Beach, Mondos, or Rincon Point.
  • Visit the Flight 261 Memorial Sundial at Hueneme Beach.
  • Head out wildlife viewing along the Ventura River estuary.
  • Enjoy the calm waters of beautiful Cachuma Lake.
  • Excellent pier fishing off the Gaviota Pier
  • Take off hang gliding at Douglas Preserve near Arroyo Burro Beach
  • Spend the afternoon kiteboarding at Leadbetter Beach.
  • Take a look at the Harbor Seals near Carpinteria Beach.
  • Watch some exciting beach volleyball at East Beach.
  • Kayak the Santa Barbara coast.
  • Explore Channel Islands Harbor where you can rent a boat or take a cruise out to the Channel Islands.

Key Dennison Park Campground Regulations

  1. Dogs are allowed in the campground on leash, but they are not allowed in Dennison Park (except for guide dogs). There is a limit of 2 dogs.
  2. Quiet Hours are from 9 PM to 7 AM (no generators).

Dennison Park Campground

Dennison Park Campground is operated by Ventura County Parks. Dennison Park is along Santa Paula - Ojai Road, about 2½ miles southeast of Ojai. The park offers scenic views of the Ojai Valley. Mature trees provide plenty of shade for campsites and picnic areas. Facilities at the park include a playground and horseshoe pits. Lake Casitas is 11 miles to the west.

Dennison Park Campground offers 32 campsites for tents and smaller RVs or trailers. Picnic tables, fire pits, and drinking water are provided, along with coin operated showers. There are no hook-ups available. The campground has a reputation for clean restrooms and friendly camp hosts.

Youth Group camping is available. Call for details.

Dennison Park Campground Basics
Dennison Park Campground Locations: 7250 Santa Paula-Ojai Road, Ojai. On Hwy 150, south of Nordhoff Road.
Elevation: 1,280 feet
Campground Open: year-round
Number of Sites: 32
Max. People per Site: 6 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 1 (additional vehicles pay a full camping fee)
Pets: On leash, always attended, $1 per night
Ventura County Park Ranger Desk: (805) 672-2071

Reservations for Dennison Park Campground
Reservations available Reservations are available online or by phone (805) 654-3951 or in person Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
First-come, first-served sites may be available (Check the reservation website for availability of walkup sites.)
Booking Window: Reservations can be made from 14 days (30 days from 1 November through 31 March) up to 12 months in advance of arrival date.
Maximum Vehicle Length: 35 feet
Accessible Sites: None designated
Fees: $21 per night
Campground Reservations: Dennison Park Campground Reservations

Dennison Park Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic tables, fire pit
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, piped water
Showers: Yes
Dump Station: No
Attractions near Dennison Park Campground: Enjoy the playground and horseshoe pits. Hike to Rose Valley Falls in Los Padres National Forest. Mountain bike on the 20-mile long Pratt Trail Loop, starting in Ojai. Visit the nearby Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts.

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