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California Marine Protected Areas

Corte Madera Marsh State Marine Park
Important: As of March 1, 2016 new MPA regulations are in effect.
Management Area: San Francisco Bay

County: Marin

Nearest Port: San Francisco

Regulations in Effect Since: 1976

Boundaries: This area consists of waters below the mean high tide line within the Corte Madera Marsh Ecological Reserve.

Recreational Fishing

Allowed Species: Finfish by hook-and-line from shore only

Prohibited Species: All marine aquatic plants

Commercial Fishing

Allowed Species: None

Prohibited Species: All

Other Regulations:

Only lightweight, hand-carried boats may be launched or operated within the park.

Swimming, wading, and diving are prohibited within the park.

It is unlawful to injure, damage, take, or possess any living, geological, or cultural marine resource for recreational purposes, except for those listed above. Commercial use is not permitted.