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About China Camp State Park Beach in San Rafael, California

China Camp State Park is a large state park on San Pablo Bay north of San Francisco. China Camp Beach is located at China Camp Village just off North San Pedro Road. The village has a visitor center and exhibits about the historical shrimping operation that went on here in the late 1800s. Parking is available at the village near the fishing dock and also at China Camp Point Picnic Area. Other picnic areas are spread around the park and walk-in tent campsites are available too. Many trails meander through the park for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. Accessible areas are available including nature trails and easy access camp spots. On weekends a snack store is open next to China Camp Beach. China Camp State Park is surrounded by even more protected public lands in the San Pedro Open Space Preserve and Harry A. Barbier Memorial Park. To get here, turn off Highway 101 onto North San Pedro Road and head east to the park.

Address
N San Pedro Rd and China Camp Village Rd
San Rafael, CA 94901
Park Name
China Camp State Park
Owner
State Park
Pet Details
Dogs allowed on leash in park and on the beach, but not on the trails
Fees
Fee for parking
Activities
Hiking, Biking, Camping, Fishing, Swimming, Picnicking, Windsurfing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Photography, Equestrian Use
Amenities
Trails, RV Park, Tent Campground, Grass Park, Museum, Picnic Tables, BBQs, Boat Launch, Restrooms, Showers, Pier, Accessible Features
Map of China Camp State Park Beach
Santa Venetia, US
6:32 am, July 16, 2024
temperature icon 56°F
L: 55° H: 67°
Feels like 55.78 °F clear sky
Wind gusts: 1 m/s
UV Index: 0.31
Precipitation: 0 inch
Visibility: 10 km
Sunrise: 6:00 am
Sunset: 8:31 pm
Humidity 86 %
Pressure1016 mb
Wind 1 m/s

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