Point Molate Marsh is a salt marsh on the western shoreline of the San Pablo Peninsula in Richmond, California.The area is environmentally valuable land as it is largely untouched and isolated from nearby urban development. The marsh was once used as a Chinese shrimp camp. It is habitat to important endangered species, especially the Ridgway's rail and salt marsh harvest mouse. Harbor seals also make use of the marsh which is on San Francisco Bay. It is located between Point San Pablo and Point Molate.
San Pablo Peninsula is a peninsula in western Richmond, between San Pablo Bay and San Rafael Bay, in southwestern Contra Costa County, California.
Richmond is a city in western Contra Costa County, California, United States. The city was incorporated on August 7, 1905. Located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, Richmond borders the cities of San Pablo, Albany, El Cerrito and Pinole in addition to the unincorporated communities of North Richmond, Hasford Heights, Kensington, El Sobrante, Bayview-Montalvin Manor, Tara Hills, and East Richmond Heights, and for a short distance San Francisco on Red Rock Island in the San Francisco Bay. Richmond is one of two cities, the other being San Rafael, California, that sits on the shores of San Francisco Bay and San Pablo Bay simultaneously.
Ridgway's rail is a near-threatened species of bird. It is found principally in California's San Francisco Bay to southern Baja California. A member of the rail family, Rallidae, it is a chicken-sized bird that rarely flies.
San Pablo Bay is a tidal estuary that forms the northern extension of San Francisco Bay in the East Bay and North Bay regions of the San Francisco Bay Area in northern California.
Winehaven was a winery and town in Richmond, California, that held the title of "world's largest winery" for 12 years (1907–1919). It later became a fuel depot for the United States Navy.
Parchester Village is a master planned neighborhood majority African-American village in Northwestern Richmond, California that was the first in the state to sell to blacks.
Point Isabel is a small promontory on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay in the Richmond Annex neighborhood of Richmond, USA. It can be reached at the west terminus of Central Ave. from Richmond / El Cerrito.
Macdonald Avenue is the main east-to-west artery in Richmond.
Castro Cove is an embayment of the San Pablo Bay in Richmond, California between Point San Pablo and the confluence of Wildcat Creek into Castro Creek.
San Pablo Creek Marsh is a wetlands in Richmond, California on the city's western shoreline with San Pablo Bay and the Castro Cove estuary. The marsh is the delta of a small river San Pablo Creek which is the largest in western Contra Costa County, and is dammed at the midway point forming the San Pablo Reservoir. The area is home to several endangered species included the salt marsh harvest mouse and California clapper rail. It lies between Giant Marsh and Wildcat Marsh.
The Hydrography of the San Francisco Bay Area is a complex network of watersheds, marshes, rivers, creeks, reservoirs, and bays predominantly draining into the San Francisco Bay and Pacific Ocean.
Point San Pablo Harbor is a marina and small community at the far end of Point San Pablo in San Pablo Bay, within Richmond, in Contra Costa County, California. It is located at 1900 Stenmark Drive, Richmond CA 94801.
Point Potrero is a point in San Pablo Bay forming a cape and hugging the Potrero Hills in Richmond, California.
Point Molate Beach Park is a city-owned park in Richmond, California, accessible only via a narrow road from the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza exit "Western Drive", and separate from the rest of the city. The park is adjacent to the present day ghost town of Winehaven.
The Dotson Family Marsh, formerly Breuner Marsh, is a 238-acre regional park on San Pablo Bay in the East San Francisco Bay Area city of Richmond, California, In 2009 the East Bay Regional Parks District acquired the Breuner Marsh site, adding it to Point Pinole Regional Shoreline. A habitat restoration plan for 60 acres of wetlands and 90 acres of California coastal prairie was subsequently approved.
Point Molate may refer to:
The Richmond–San Rafael Ferry Company began as the Richmond–San Rafael Ferry and Transportation Company, and is a defunct ferry service that provided a water transport link between Castro Point in Richmond, California in Contra Costa County and San Quentin in Marin County across the San Pablo Bay before the construction of the Richmond–San Rafael Bridge.
The Potrero Hills also known as the Potrero Ridge and Point Molate Hills is a chaparral and forested escarpment that crests northwest to southeast along the San Pablo Peninsula in Richmond, California.
The San Pablo Fault is a fault in northern California. It is an offshoot of the Hayward Fault. It formed the Potrero Hills in Richmond, California.
Red Rock Cove is an embayment on San Pablo Bay in Richmond, California. It is a cove named after Red Rock Island and lays along Point Molate Beach Park.
Castro Point is a cape in western Richmond, California, United States.
San Pablo Dam Road is a major arterial road linking Richmond and Orinda, California that connects San Pablo Avenue and Interstate 80 with Highway 24, bypassing the Eastshore Freeway. It is also signed as Camino Pablo in Orinda.
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