Sunday, January 25, 2009
During the 1800s, China Camp was a thriving fishing village of over 500 residents from Canton, China. Today the park is a popular day trip from San Francisco. Visitors usually stop first at the site of the old village. It is the historical center of the park and has a small museum on the history of China Camp. On sunny days many people spread picnic blankets on the beach, where sunbathing and wading are popular activities. China Camp is very popular with mountain bikers and during the summer trails can get very busy. Overnight camping is also popular. There are thirty tent only camp sites which are fist come first serve. Location - Directions
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.
Latitude/Longitude: 38.0144 / -122.4600 China Camp State Park