Oxnard, CA, February 08, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Visitors can go on a unique hike through the protected coastal wetlands and dunes of Ormond Beach by participating in Hiking Tours offered bi-monthly by the Nature Conservancy.
The hikes alternate between Ormond Beach in Oxnard and the Santa Clara River West. Hikes are offered on selected Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and are free of charge. A naturalist leads visitors on the hike providing both an educational and entertaining program. No reservations are required.
About Ormond Beach
Ormond Beach is a 1,500 acre area comprised of agriculture, industry, and wetlands. A two-mile long beach extends from Port Hueneme to the northwestern boundary of Pt. Mugu Naval Air station, encompassing Mugu Lagoon. The Ormond Beach area hosts over 200 migratory bird species with more shorebird species known to use Ormond Beach than any other site in Ventura County. Ormond Beach is considered by wetland experts to be the most important wetland restoration opportunity in southern California.
About Oxnard Convention & Visitors Bureau
Oxnard Convention & Visitors Bureau (OCVB) is a non-profit organization designed to increase visitor expenditures, and tourism revenue opportunities through the promotion of Oxnard as a premier travel destination. Oxnard is an easy drive up the coast from Los Angeles or from the northern portions of California. Visitors are encouraged to enjoy Oxnard’s uncrowded beaches, explore the many diverse attractions and outdoor adventures that are unique to the area. A wide variety of hotel accommodations are available ranging from mid-priced rooms to oceanfront and seaside settings. For more information, call the California Welcome Center at 805-988-0717.