George J. Hatfield State Recreation Area

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George J. Hatfield State Recreation Area is a state park unit on the Merced River Merced County, California. It is located in the San Joaquin Valley about 20 miles (32 km) south of Modesto.


The park has many native riparian zone trees and is home to various wildlife, especially birds. Swimming, fishing and picnicking are popular activities.[1]

The 46.5-acre (18.8 ha) park was established in 1953.[2]

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  1. ^ "George J. Hatfield SRA". California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-01-21.
  2. ^ "California State Park System Statistical Report: Fiscal Year 2009/10" (PDF). California State Parks: 18. Retrieved 2012-01-21. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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Coordinates: 37°21′28″N 120°57′38″W / 37.35778°N 120.96056°W / 37.35778; -120.96056