Indian warrior wildflowers by Harriot Manley


Discover China Camp's ecosystems, animals, and plants

American avocets feed at low tide in tidal wetlands adjacent to Buckeye Point, China Camp State Park, by Harriot Manley

Take a closer look at some of the healthiest salt marshes in the San Francisco Bay Area, plus oak woodlands and grassy meadows.


Providing healthy habitat for threatened and endangered animals, China Camp stands out as essential refuge along the edge of San Francisco Bay.

Baby blue eyes spritzed with spring rain in China Camp State Park by Harriot Manley
Natural History

Take a look at the wide range of flowers that brighten the meadows, woods, and salt marshes almost year-round at China Camp.

China Camp looking west toward the sunset by Harriot Manley
Photo Gallery

For more images of the plants, animals, and ecosystems at China Camp, peruse our gallery.

photos: harriot manley


ADVISORY: San Pedro Road will be closed from Main Drive to the Back Ranch Meadows kiosk on October 30 & 31 from 7:30am to 1pm due to the Marin County Triathalon and 1/2 Marathon. The north entrance of the park and Back Ranch Meadows kiosk and campground will remain open. Check our events calendar for more information.