Temple Directions

Our address is 941 Lockwood Valley Road, Maricopa, CA.  Caution when using your GPS: Lockwood Valley Road is NOT in Maricopa, but in the Ozena Valley, in a remote corner of Ventura County, California. Getting to the Temple requires driving; there is no public transportation in the area. The nearest towns are Ojai, Frazier Park and Maricopa.

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There is no cell phone reception once you get into the mountains.


From the West:  Driving South on Hwy 101, turn off on Hwy 166, just north of Santa Maria, heading towards New Cuyama and Maricopa. After 62 miles turn right on Hwy 33, in the direction of Ojai.  After 20 miles, turn left on Lockwood Valley Road.  After 3 miles, the temple is on your left.

From the North: From I-5 take Hwy 166 towards Maricopa and New Cuyama.  14 miles past Maricopa, turn left on Hwy 33, towards Ojai.  After 20 miles, turn left on Lockwood Valley Road, after 3 miles the temple is on your left.

From the South: Take Hwy 33 North,  and continue into the mountains, leaving Ojai to your right.   From Ojai it is 37 miles to the Lockwood Valley turn off.  Turn right and follow LVR for 3 miles in the direction of Frazier Park.

From the East: The most direct route from LA is via the I-5 to the Frazier Park exit.  Drive West past Frazier Park for 3 miles, then turn left on to Lockwood Valley Road.  After 26 miles the temple is on your right.