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China Camp State Park


101 Peacock Gap Trail
San Rafael, CA 94901

China Camp State Park is located on the southwest shore of San Pablo Bay, three miles from downtown San Rafael. The 1,512-acre park has a variety of natural scenery and some fine trails along San Pedro Ridge. Visitors enjoy picnicking, wildlife-watching, hiking, biking, swimming, fishing, boating and windsurfing.

*Due to current budgetary cutbacks in all of California's State Parks,service reductions have been in place. Effective July 1, 2012 China Camp State Park has been saved from closure by a local group called Friends of China Camp.

General Park Hours: 8:00am to Sunset; Gate at Back Ranch Meadows Campground: Open 8:00am to 9:00pm. Gate is closed at 9:00pm.