It is a popular but dangerous place for fishing, sightseeing, cliff diving, and rock climbing up the sheer sides of the rock itself. On Thanksgiving, November 27, 2008 three young men from nearby Oxnard, California were swept to sea and killed by a rogue wave while surf watching from Mugu Rock.
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