Emma Wood State Beach

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Lifeguard tower and campsites overlooking the ocean

Emma Wood State Beach is a protected beach in California, USA, located west of the city of Ventura. Named after Emma Catherine Wood,[1] the beach borders the estuary at the mouth of the Ventura River. The 112-acre (45 ha) park was established in 1957.[2] Emma Wood State Beach is popular for fishing, swimming, and surfing. The park features a seaside RV-only campground.[3]

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  1. ^ Clerici, Kevin "Foundation deeply rooted in area's history" Ventura County Star January 22, 2011
  2. ^ "California State Park System Statistical Report: Fiscal Year 2009/10". California State Parks. p. 18. Retrieved 2011-12-16. 
  3. ^ "Emma Wood SB". California State Parks. Retrieved 2008-12-30. 

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Coordinates: 34°17′07″N 119°19′32″W / 34.285279°N 119.325669°W / 34.285279; -119.325669