Coronavirus (COVID-19): The health and safety of our staff and customers are top priority.  Please note the District offices will be closed to customers until further notice. We are here to serve you, and we request that all business be conducted via Internet or phone.  More information is found here.


Update 07/06/20:  Planned Water Outages for pipeline construction to begin this week on Thursday, July 9 and Friday, July 10. More information on locations, dates and times can be found here


Update 06/18/20:  The District is planning critical repairs to the primary water mainline serving the coastal beach communities of La Conchita, Mussel Shoals. Sea Cliff, Faria, and Solimar.  In order to avoid a water outage, we request all customers in these communities to restrict water usage to essential indoor needs only on Tuesday, July 07, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Affected customers will receive an automated phone message one day prior to the restricted use periods.  Thank you for your patience and support.

  • A swan at Lake Casitas

    The Rec Area is CLOSED 7/3/20-7/5/20 to Vehicles, Boats, Walk-ins.

Things to Do

Visitor Information

UPDATE 7/1/2020 (11:30am):  The Lake Casitas Recreation Area (LCRA) will be closed to Day Use, Vehicles, Boating, Bicycles and Walk-In traffic from 7/3/20 - 7/5/20 due to COVID-19. Existing Reservations will be honored at this time.
We are currently taking NEW Camping Reservations in a limited capacity (Sunday - Thursday) starting Monday, July 6th for the month of July. As the summer progresses, we will continue to evaluate the possibility of accepting new reservations for the weekends based on County, State and Federal guidelines for COVID-19. Existing reservations for the weekends are still being honored.  Please continue to check our website for updates. We appreciate your continued patience as we continue to navigate through this unprecedented time. 

Our group picnic shelters, shower houses and playgrounds are closed. We are encouraging visitors to bring their own hand sanitizer and bottled water for the day.

We regret to inform you that the Casitas Water Adventure will not be open for the Summer 2020 season. We are looking forward to seeing you back at the Waterpark in 2021. 

Annual passes and boat decals will be extended on a pro rata basis from the vehicle/boat closure date of March 23, 2020.  

For additional information everyone is encouraged to review the following important resources for latest information and updates:

 Ventura County Emergency Information: 

 State of California Department of Public Health:

 United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

 Lake Casitas Recreation Area  Visitor Guidelines :

Lake Casitas Recreation Area - CDPH Visitor Guidelines - 6-11-20


 Lake Casitas Recreation Area - COVID-19 Information - 6-11-20

LCRA - COVID-19 Flyer

Entrance Fees
Marina Cafe & Park Store
Trailer & Boat Storage
Park Rangers
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Upcoming events at Lake Casitas Recreation Area

Night Fishing

  • Date: -  
  • Location: Lake Casitas Recreation Area
    11311 Santa Ana Rd
    Ventura, California 93001
  • Introduction: Come early and fish until 11:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday December 25th and 26th.
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