CHINA CAMP SP, CA

Season for Peak Fees: 05/15 to 09/15 Once the site of a thriving fishing village on San Pablo Bay, China Camp State Park is not only the historic remains of the village, but also 1,640 acres of natural watershed along the shores of San Francisco Bay. The park features extensive...

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CAMPGROUND GATE CLOSES AT 9PM

Group Campground is now available. For reservation information, contact friendsofchinacamp@gmail.com.

Discount Pass must be presented at the time of check in.

Your DMV Disabled Placard/License Plate does not automatically give you a discount on your campsite. You will need to obtain a CA State park-issued Disabled Discount Pass (DDP) or Distinguished Veterans Pass (DVP).

Park is site specific for reservations. You will select your site at the time you make your reservation.

All campsites are WALK-IN SITES for tent-camping only. Visitors must hand carry all equipment from the parking lot to the campsites. Campsites range from 50-300 yards from the parking lot.

Fees include entry for 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle or trailer, additional vehicles will be charged per night at the park.

Family Sites 1-30, reservations available All Year

Buckeye Group Day Use and Weber Group Day Use (no overnight camping); reservations available All Year

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Buckeye GROUP DAY USE 50 Accessible 18 Back-In
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CHINA CAMP SP GROUP TENT ONLY 45 Accessible
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Description

Season for Peak Fees: 05/15 to 09/15

Once the site of a thriving fishing village on San Pablo Bay, China Camp State Park is not only the historic remains of the village, but also 1,640 acres of natural watershed along the shores of San Francisco Bay. The park features extensive inter-tidal, salt marsh, meadow and oak habitats that are home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, squirrels and numerous birds. Visitors not only enjoy wildlife-watching, but also hiking, swimming, boating and windsurfing. The park has some of the best weather in the San Francisco Bay Area, with an average of more than 200 fog-free days per year.

Check the State Parks website for additional information on the weather, suggested day hikes, or to see the park brochure, campground map, park photos, video, and more. Information available will vary from park to park.Click here

Park Kiosk Hours:

  • High Season, 4pm-9pm CAMPGROUND GATE CLOSES AT 9PM
  • Low Season: Self Register

Booking Window
Fri Oct 03 2014 - Thu Apr 30 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 7 Month(s) in advance.

New dates are released in blocks, 1 Month(s) at a time.

The next on-sale is Sat Nov 01 2014

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Non Peak Tue Sep 16 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Non Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Thu May 14 2015
Peak Fri May 15 2015 Tue Sep 15 2015
Non Peak Wed Sep 16 2015 Thu Dec 31 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • ADA Access
  • Amphitheater
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Comfort Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trails
  • Iron Ranger
  • Nature Trails
  • Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ranger Station
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Toilet, Accessible
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Getting There
The Park is located four miles east of San Rafael on the shore of San Pablo Bay.
From Highway 101, go east on North San Pedro Road for five miles until it enters the park.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

CHINA CAMP SP
101 PEACOCK GAP TRAIL
SAN RAFAEL  CA  94901

Phone Number:

Project Office: (415)456-0766
CAMPGROUND PHYSICAL ADDRESS (no mail) 730 N. San Pedro Rd San Rafael CA 94901

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