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Ojai Meadows Preserve

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Address: Hwy 33 north of nordhoff high school, Park on Street watch signs...to find put Nordhoff High School in GPS, Ojai, CA 93023
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Lovely and pleasant walk

Before going to dinner we decided to check this place out and do a short walk. Beautiful spring late afternoon so the weather was perfect to appreciate the little frog, birds, a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TTTT2006
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Whittier, California
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Whittier, California
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before going to dinner we decided to check this place out and do a short walk. Beautiful spring late afternoon so the weather was perfect to appreciate the little frog, birds, a few spring flowers, and the view around us.

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Ojai, California
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The meadows in this area are being lovingly restored to natural condtion and are beautiful all year and especially in the spring when the wildflowers are in bloom and the ponds are full of ducks and mudhens. The path is level and good for all ages and conditions. Dogs on leases are welcome too. Great for an easy half hour... More 

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2 Thank SoCalGal2014
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I stayed on this property in 2012 and while I thought it was lovely my dog and I were both ridden with ticks. I have been dealing with Lyme disease ever since. If you plan on visiting, please guard yourself with tick repellent and clothing they can't penetrate.

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6 Thank gmlugo
Tania P, Director of Advancement at Ojai Meadows Preserve, responded to this review

Dear Gmlugo, I think perhaps you have confused the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy's Ojai Meadows Preserve with somewhere else in Ojai. There is no where to stay on this property. It is a restored wetlands and open space with trails to walk around. While there are many ticks in the outdoors in Ojai, especially on some of our other preserves... More 

Ojai, California
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Safe and secure hiking love the nature and the trails. Be responsible keep our trails safe and clean. Bike, Hike and Horseback ride and love this area

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1 Thank Shannon188
cucinista24
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39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This is a beautiful meadow and loop path through fields of wildflowers (in spring), old eucalyptus, and beside a vernal pond. You can see egrets and ducks. A special place. Bravo to the Ojai conservancy!

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White Plains, New York
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100 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

The early parts of the trail are the best. We were there in early spring when all of the wild flowers were in bloom Beautiful. Once you leave the lower meadow the trail passes through a small wooded area and then out into fields. It became pretty uninteresting after about 20 minutes.

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4 Thank rasNY
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Its a nice stroll in between neighborhoods and main boulevards. I am not sure of the length of the path, which is well marked (worn), but my guess would be perhaps a mile. We saw a bunny, heard plenty of birds with unique sounds and saw ducks in the pond. I would recommend for anyone visiting Ojai who would like... More 

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1 Thank JudeTraveler
Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Great area to wander. This can be a short loop or a longer hike. The scenery is stunning, and our dog loved it.

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1 Thank travel144
Ojai, California
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

THis is a short but nice walk thru a Meadow . Easy parking and very accessible. I consider it a nice walk for all abilities. Flat landscape! Take your time and walk with a friend and enjoy your day!!!

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3 Thank Paula O
Summerland, BC
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23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

When staying in Ojai we walk there frequently, doing a half-circuit of the vast field off Highway 33. The Preserve staff and volunteers have restored this former wasteland with California native grasses, shrubs, and wildflowers. They also restored a natural drainage area so that it's a natural wetland again with seasonally varying depths -- including dry at times. When there's... More 

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