Harmon Canyon Preserve

Harmon Canyon Preserve, established in 2020, is Ventura's first large-scale nature preserve. At 2,100 acres, visitors enjoy hills and canyons that feature oak groves, stream crossings, and breathtaking views of Southern California mountain ranges, coastlines, and Channel Islands National Park. This spectacular recreation destination offers miles of trails for hiking, biking, running, and exploring. Leashed dogs are allowed in Harmon Canyon Preserve.

Harmon Canyon Preserve is located at 7511 Foothill Road (map). Free parking is available at the preserve trailhead off of McViddie Place.



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