Getting Here

Directions and park details

Park Hours

Parking lots, trails, and picnic areas:

Open 8am to sunset, 365 days a year.

Back Ranch Meadows Campground

The campground is open 365 days a year. Campground gate is closed from 9pm to 8am. Contact us if you will be arriving after hours.

Driving Directions

The park is located 4 miles east of San Rafael, along the shoreline of San Pablo Bay (north end of San Francisco Bay). From U.S. 101, take the N. San Pedro Road exit. Head east on N. San Pedro for 5 miles to the park.

N. San Pedro Road is the main access route through the park.

Physical Addresses

China Camp Ranger Station (main address)

101 Peacock Gap Trail

San Rafael, CA 94901

  • send all snail mail to this address
  • tel: (415)456-0766

Back Ranch Meadows Campground

730 N. San Pedro Road

San Rafael, CA 94901

  • do not send mail to this location (use ranger station)

China Camp Village

100 China Camp Village Road

San Rafael, CA 94901

  • do not send mail to this location (use ranger station)