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Saturday Hike Series

January 20, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Want to get out in the fresh air and get exercise? Join Friends Of China Camp’s guided hiking program on selected Saturdays in winter at China Camp State Park. Lead by Naturalist Harold Hirsch. Hikes range from easy to moderate, ranging from 1.5 to 2 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)488-5161, otherwise you can just show up!

1/13 Meet at Back Ranch Meadows Campground entrance along North San Pedro Road – Intermediate uphill hike-2 mile
Topic: Oak woodlands
1/20  Meet at the very end of Knight Drive  (off of Point San Pedro Road in Peacock Gap/Glenwood area)- mostly level hike though deep oak land forest, 2-3 miles.
Topic: Oak woodlands and Ferns
1/27- Meet at Turtleback trail head – Slow and easy walk around Turtleback Island.  3/4 mile (Great for Kids!)
Topic:  Ferns and First Wildflowers


January 20, 2018
9:30 am - 10:30 am

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.