In Ventura County just north of Los Angeles, you'll find California's greatest concentration of places to go camping on the beach.Many of them are for RVs only, suited only for self-contained units that have their own electricity, water and toilets.Some are close to railroad tracks and busy highways, but most people who have visited them think the pluses outweigh the minuses.
Emma Wood is in a gorgeous, seaside location, but has no amenities.
Which means all 90 sites are for self-contained vehicles only.
It's a good way to get your RV close to the ocean, but only open part of the year.
And it's not quite as nice as Rincon Parkway, a few miles north.
Most people think the natural sounds outweigh the man-made ones, though.
For more details, pros and cons and what you need to know, use the Rincon Parkway North guide.In southern Ventura County along the Malibu coast, Thornhill Broome is part of Point Mugu State Park.It has oceanside sites for RVs with cold showers and chemical toilets, but they also have tent spaces.For more details, pros and cons and what you need to know, use the Emma Wood State Beach guide. There's also a beach that is relatively wide at low tide.This county park has 42 oceanside sites with firepits, hot showers and flush toilets. For more details, pros and cons and what you need to know, use the Faria County Beach Park guide.This campground is as close to the beach as you can get without driving out onto the sand.