In Step with Nature
When you live at Harvest at Limoneira, you’re part of a unique lifestyle that’s rooted in nature with acres of neighborhood parks, community gardens and citrus groves just past your front door. And the greenery goes on for miles with incredible hiking destinations nearby.
Living in Santa Paula means you’re just minutes from the exciting trails and stunning scenery of the Topatopa Mountains—and that includes the popular Santa Paula Punch Bowls. The trail to hike to these famous swimming holes starts at Thomas Aquinas College and travels along creek beds and streams with the final destination boasting a 25-foot waterfall and naturally formed pools that you can relax by after a moderate-level trek.
And for those looking to really get into the nature of things and become immersed in the great outdoors, the Los Padres National Forest offers an array of campsites and wooded trails for day hiking or backpacking. Explore the beautiful terrain of the Valley View Preserve with three breathtaking trails: Fox Canyon, Luci’s and Foothill. Need a good destination for a first-time backpacker? Matilija Falls Trail offers a moderate creekside trek with vibrant greenery, wildflowers and stunning mountainous views.
If the ocean breeze is more your style, get your steps in around McGrath and Oxnard state beaches. One of the best bird-watching areas in California, McGrath State Beach features shoreside camping and a nature trail that leads to the Santa Clara Estuary Natural Preserve. Or take in the ocean waves and relaxing coastal vibes as you stroll along the walking and jogging path adjacent to Oxnard State Beach.
There are so many natural destinations to discover around Harvest Limoneira, and we’ve already mapped out a lot of great points of exploration for you to check out here.