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In the 1960s and ’70s, when development was planned for the San Pedro Peninsula, the local community began a campaign that resulted in the formation of China Camp State Park. The following links lead to deeper content regarding this effort.

A Park for East Marin by John Hart

China Camp by Richard Dillon

China Camp History by Jerry Rumberg

China Camp State Park development plan

China Camp ownership records

Creating and Saving the Park by Louise Lipsey

Marin this month July 1960

Peacock Gap (San Rafael) open space

San Rafael advisory committee

San Rafael bond measure

San Rafael open space report

Save San Pedro fact sheet

State Park proposal






Marin Independent Journal
September 27, 2023
China Camp State Park’s emergency markers aid emergency response for injured hikers

Marin Independent Journal
May 10, 2023
China Camp State Park to expand access for disabled visitors

China News Service
Feb 3, 2019
Old Chinese fishing village has stories to tell

San Francisco Chronicle
May 9, 2018
Volunteers, nonprofits reviving some California state parks

Bay Nature
March 30, 2018
The Most Visited State Park System in the Nation Is Remaking Itself and Wants Your Buy-In

Marin Independent Journal
February 24, 2018
Marin Voice: Celebrating a Marin pioneer and the founding of China Camp

San Francisco Chronicle
August 27, 2016
China Camp losing its ‘living historical treasure’

Marin Independent Journal
August 19, 2016
Frank Quan, last of the China Camp shrimpers in San Rafael, dies at 90

Marin Independent Journal
August 8, 2016
Marin Leaders Seek Support for $3.1B State Parks Bond

China Daily USA
July 9, 2016
Last of the Chinese shrimpers

Marin Independent Journal
July 4, 2016
China Camp Trail Offers Summer Adventure

Marin Independent Journal
June 1, 2015
Bringing Courtesy and Safety to Marin’s Trails

CCC Spirit
May 2015

KCET Los Angeles
April 6, 2015
Volunteers Renovate Historic Chinese Fishing Village

Marin Independent Journal
March 29, 2015
Volunteers Renovate Bayview Trail in China Camp State Park

Marin Independent Journal
February 23, 2015
Hike of the Week: Panoramic views await atop San Pedro Mountain

Marin Independent Journal
January 27, 2015
Miles of Shoreline Trail in San Rafael’s China Camp gets revamp

November 26, 2014
Three Stellar Bay Area Mountain Bike Rides

Certificate of Excellence 2014

Marin Independent Journal
August 10, 2014
‘Blood Alley’ screening in San Rafael to highlight China Camp’s starring role

Marin Independent Journal
August 20, 2014
China Camp Celebrates Heritage Day

Marin Independent Journal
July 28, 2014
Locals Push China Camp Rehab Project

CBS SF Bay Area
February 4, 2014
The Last Man Standing In Marin County’s China Camp

The California Report
December 27-29, 2013
The Last Living Resident of China Camp

KALW Radio
November 20, 2013