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Lake Casitas Recreation Area, Ventura

3.5
#5 of 7 in Parks in Ventura
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4.4
  • This campground is easy to get to & has a newly paved road. We chose the site with water and electricity which was really convenient. . Up went our tents and kids had a blast playing with water balloo...  more »
  • We camped the week of 4th of July, and were pleasantly surprised, for the most part. Here are the pros and cons. (I must highlight the staff were all super friendly, and worked hard to keep everything...  more »
  • This Waterpark has a maximum capacity of 1,250 but it definitely doesn't feel like this many people when you're here. People come and go so it's never crowded. It's extremely clean and inexpensive to ...  more »
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  • We had a good experience here. The grounds were clean and the water areas were watched closely by several Life Guards. There is plenty of seating and the bathrooms/showers were clean. They don't allow food inside so next time we will pack a cooler to leave in the truck, they will stamp your hand do you can return with no problems and there are even shady spots close to parking where you can picnic or set up a camp for the day. There is also a food truck to check out. Note: Parking is $20, not $15 like the website says.
  • The kids love the lazy river. It's well maintained and they have a lot of lifeguards. This was our second visit and they still love it. Great way to cool off from the summer heat.
  • This lake has the best disc golf course in the county! Also good hiking, fishing, and camping. There is a nice little water park which is nice because there is no body contact allowed with the lake
  • I would hardly call this camping. The place is overrun with trashy people. Tents are stacked on top of one another. The Porta potty's remain completely filled and no one comes to clean them even after numerous calls were placed to the front office. Vehicle and people rules are not enforced. If you want to come here with 25 cars and 50 people for one spot, you're more than welcome to do so. Don't forget your laser light ball and flood lights that will keep everybody awake all night. No one's going to tell you to put that stuff away. Blast your music as loud as you want. No one will stop you. The lake and surrounding area's have been completely trashed by people. Not much of it is cleaned up. I watch people toss their trash right in the lake. No one cares. You're not allowed to swim in the lake but apparently it's OK to bathe in it. We saw a lot of that. Overall, this was the WORST place I've ever camped in my life. Steer clear of this dump.
  • We had a wonderful time. The cafe has some of the best customer service I've ever had. The little convience store has EVERYTHING we needed! It's was absolutely beautiful the entire trip. We were also lucky enough to be there while the "soft grand opening" was there for the water park. We had an amazing time. The rangers were personable and kind. They were extremely helpful and friendly. I would recommend staying at this campground to all of my family and friends. We will be back!

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