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China Camp
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
Location: San Rafael, California
Built/Founded: 1860
Governing body: State
Added to NRHP: April 26, 1979
NRHP Reference#: 79000493 [1]

China Camp State Park is a state park located in San Rafael, California on the north eastern shore of Point San Pedro. It is known for its scenic hiking and mountain biking trails, scenic views, and open spaces. There is a Chinese fishing village that is maintained by the Park Service with the help of Frank Quan, a descendent of one of the original residents, who lives there.

China Camp State Park, along with the Rush Ranch Open Space Preserve, is part of the San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve.[2]

Free boat launches are available at the state park. Dogs are prohibited on the park trails in most places however horses are permitted on several.

Bay view from China Camp State Park

References

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2006-03-15. http://www.nr.nps.gov/.  
  2. ^ "San Francisco Bay NERR::Reserve Sites". http://www.sfbaynerr.org/reserves/. Retrieved 2009-03-25.  

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Coordinates: 37°59′57″N 122°29′18″W / 37.99917°N 122.48833°W / 37.99917; -122.48833

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