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Online: Prehistoric Bay Area Megafauna

November 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Take a walk with Pleistocene giants as we explore the larger-than-life inhabitants that once graced China Camp’s shores. 

(Illustration by Karen Carr)

Mammoths in the marsh, sloths in the sloughs, saber-tooths in the streams, condors in the conifers, Elk in the estuary: meet the original megafauna friends of China Camp. Come join us on November 13th as natualist Harold Hirsch leads a stimulating discussion about the remarkable creatures that roamed the Bay Area during the last ice age.   

Harold Hirsch has been a naturalist with China Camp State Park for over 3 years. He has a keen interest in the natural world and has led numerous hikes and naturalist programs on a variety of topics. 


Date: Friday, November 13

Time: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Venue: Zoom meeting (Details  emailed to you once you reserve a space.) 







Space is limited and reservations are required. 

Questions? Email programs@friendsofchinacamp.org or call (415) 456-0766.

You will be notified of cancellations via email.


November 13, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:00 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.