Fall 2022 News

Latest happenings in and around China Camp State Park

In this issue:

Heritage Day | Latest Eagle Scout Project Volunteer Jim Nunally | Coyote Safety

Big Anniversary  | White Pelicans | Coast Miwok | Road Flooding | Best of Marin

Special Events

Heritage Day roars back into China Camp

With music, dancing, food, and special guest speakers, China Camp’s annual cultural festival was once again a big success.

Youth volunteers

Eagle Scout project helps keep China Camp fire-safe

When it came time for Roman Dubrowski to settle on an Eagle Scout service project, he challenged himself—and helped the park.

China Camp Champion

Volunteer Spotlight Jim Nunally

It’s not often that you can say that you’ve got a world-class musician volunteering to wield a chainsaw to cut up firewood.

wildlife

Living safely with coyotes

Too many human handouts at China Camp and other parks spell big trouble for coyotes. Experts tell us why, plus ways to help.

News & Events

10th Anniversary Celebration

On October 6, join us to commemorate our decade of operating the park, with special speakers, dinner, and more.

birds

White pelicans

Have you seen these cousins of brown pelicans fishing in our waters? Learn more about these big, eye-catching birds.

Native Americans

Author sheds light on Coast Miwok

An enlightening book by Dr. Tsim Schneider sheds new light on the importance of China Camp to the Coast Miwok people.

climate change

Sea-level rise and N. San Pedro Road

With climate change a big risk throughout the region, researchers are studying what to do about the park’s flood-prone road.

Accolades

Best of Marin Awards 2022

With awards and five-star reviews pouring in, we feel ultra-lucky and honored to keep our visitors happy and coming back.

Photos & contributors: Joyce abrams, lucinda colberg, sheila coll, andy kives, martin lowenstein, harriot manley, kevin smead, tim wallace, janet whitcombe, Steve Ziman

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.