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Spring Equinox Wildflower Hike 

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Celebrate the first day of spring with us as we hit the trail to seek out the prismatic colors of the wild. Yellow buttercups, orange poppies, red larkspur, purple shooting stars, indigo irisestogether they make an unforgettable rainbow that you won’t want to miss. 

Join naturalist Harold Hirsch on a moderate hike to discover our spring wildflowers deep in the oak woodland at the top of Knight Drive. Harold has been a naturalist for China Camp for over seven years, and has extensive knowledge about the geology, natural history, and botany of China Camp.

Date: Sunday, March 20

Time: 10 a.m. – noon

Location: Knight Drive Trailhead. Meeting location details emailed upon reservation. 

Difficulty: Moderate hike, distance will vary (1-3 miles) depending on our group’s interest.

What to bring: Suitable layers for the weather, water,and a camera. Be sure to wear appropriate hiking shoes. 




Space is limited; reservations required. 

Free (donations appreciated).

Cancellations notified via email.

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


Credit: Sheila Coll


March 20
10:00 am - 12:00 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.