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Naturalist Hike: Knight Drive

January 27, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm


Naturalist Hikes at China Camp

Learn about the abundant wildlife in the area.

See amazing views of the park.

Get Outside and exercise by the glittering bay.

Join our naturalists  for guided Sunday morning hikes at China Camp.

Most hikes range from easy to moderate, ranging from 1.5 to 4 miles. Please bring appropriate hiking gear, warm clothing water, snacks, sunscreen and a hat.




If you are bringing more than 5 people, please RSVP to  chinacamp.programs@gmail.com or (415)456-0766, otherwise you can just show up! Hea

vy rain will cancel the hike- cancellations posted on FOCC website.

  • 1/6 Turtleback Trail– 9am:  Family Friendly hike. Easy  1 mile. Lead by naturalist Susan Edwards
  • 1/13  Back Ranch Meadows12:30pm:  Advanced.  4.5 miles, 500 ft elevation gain. Lead by naturalist Harold Hirsch.
  • 1/20 Beechwood Ct. & Heartwood Ct. Intersection. 12:30pm Advanced. 6 miles. 1000 ft elevation gain. Lead by naturalist Harold Hirsch.
  • 1/27 Knight Drive – 12:30pm  Intermediate.  2-3 miles. 600 ft elevation gain. Lead by naturalist Harold Hirsch.


January 27, 2019
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

NOTICE: Some sites at the Back Ranch Meadows Campground will be closed Sunday through Thursday from November 14, 2022 until May 13, 2023 due to construction. The group site will remain open during the week. Go to reservecalifornia.com for available reservations.

ADVISORY: December 3, 2023, 8am-2pm. Footrace beginning at Miwok Meadows. Expect increased foot traffic on Shoreline Trail, Oak Ridge Trail, and Bayview trail. Plan your trip to the park accordingly. See calendar for details.