Best Places for Scenic Pictures of Ventura

Ready, Set, Snap! There are many places to take
breathtaking scenic pictures of Ventura

The surrounding beauty of Ventura County inspires many amateur photographers (like us). Browse through our pics from our personal photo album...

Views from Grant Park

Hands down, Grant Park provides the very best panoramic view of the great Pacific Ocean, Channel Islands, Pier, and Downtown Ventura below.

Panoramic view of Grant Park


Grant Park picnic

On a nice sunny day, enjoy a serene picnic lunch under a large shady tree as you gaze out at the neighboring hills on your right and the sailboats gliding by on your left.
Grant Park Hillside View of Ventura pier from Grant Park



View of the pier from the pedestrian bridge

The entrance to the pedestrian freeway bridge is across the street from the parking structure next to the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

Ventura Pier at dusk



Make this a stop during an after dinner walk or bike ride to catch a spectacular sunset.



Where the Ventura River Trail meets the Pacific Ocean

Whether you get here by walking, jogging or biking, this is the ultimate rest stop.

Ventura River Estuary



Besides the beautiful estuary and it's wildlife, the view includes sailboats and kite surfers in the great Pacific, and the coastal foothills. Bring your worries and leave them here.



Harbor Village view from Margarita Villa restaurant

Ventura Harbor Village at dusk Ventura Harbor Tower
At the Harbor tower, take the stairs or elevator up to the outdoor patio of Margarita Villa restaurant for one of best views of the harbor village.



Santa Cruz Island from kayak

These pictures were taken on our first time Kayaking, which is the only way to really see these rock formations...

Inside Sea CaveMarge Simpson Arch, Santa Cruz Island




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Pictures From Our Visitors

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www.venturaviews.com 
The following website is an archive of historical aerial photography that has been tucked away for about 30 years. These photos are of Ventura County from …

Cruisin' to the Beach 
Where the Ventura river meets with the Pacific is a place I enjoy in more ways than one. Rain or shine, alone or with company, body surf, run, rock hunt, …

poli 
snapped on october 16, 2012.

Faria State Park 
Faria State Park, Ventura county. Ocean front camping with a nice surf break and fishing beach to walk to.

Arch Rock, Anacapa Island 
This photo of Anacapa Islands Arch Rock was taken from Grant Park with a 300mm lens, around noon during the fall of 2010.

Surfers at Faria Beach Park 
My friends came for a visit and parked their RV at this state beach park where I met them for a visit. I live in Ventura real close to the ocean so enjoy …

Grant Park, Serra Cross 
Serra Cross Park is one of the most-visited areas in Ventura. For long-time members of this community, the cross represents what makes Ventura special …

Pier Perfect 
Taken at the pier during the first sunset of 2010. We love our pier!!

Waves Pound Ventura Pier Not rated yet
Took this photo during a high seas condition. Shows the power of the sea and the ability for the pier to remain undamaged

2 Trees, An Historic Landmark Not rated yet
Taken from Ventura Harbor ......... One of the most recognizable land marks in Ventura is a site known as two trees. Ventura is embraced by a necklace …

Buena Ventura Mission Not rated yet
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