Health Warnings for County Recreational Waters

Prepare for your park visit by knowing about bacteria warnings in county recreational waters, provided San Mateo County Environmental Health.

Flood Park Landscape Plan Notice Of Determination Posted

On November 10, 2020, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors approved the Flood County Park Landscape Plan and certified its Final Revised Environmental Impact Report and Errata. The Board also adopted the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) Findings of Facts and a Statement of Overriding Consideration. In accordance with CEQA guidelines, the Parks Department has posted the Notice of Determination to the Reimagine Flood Park project page.

Voters save Caltrain with Measure RR passage in all three counties

Voters in the three counties served by Caltrain passed a measure that will add a one one-eighth cent sales tax in each county to help the financially struggling rail system. Measure RR will provide Caltrain an estimated $100 million annually for the next 30 years to help fund operations, including expansion of service and capacity, as well as major capital projects. The measure needs to pass by two-thirds among the ballots cast in San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.

Detour On Bay Trail At Coyote Point

Beginning in September 2020 the North Shoreview Flood Improvement Project will place a temporary detour on the Bay Trail where it leads thorough Coyote Point Recreation Area.

Reseeding a Natural Preserve with Native Grass

Our task was to level and install seed beds for the Green Grass Project at Edgewood Farms —an amazing project spearheaded by the Friends of Edgewood group, which has been helping steward the park and its incredible diversity of plant life for over 25 years.

San Bruno Mountain Elfin Monitoring

Every other year the Natural Resource Management team does a survey of San Bruno Elfin, an endangered species on San Bruno Mountain. Their larva, or caterpillars, feed an attractive native succulent that grows on rocky outcrops.

San Mateo County allocates $2 million to aid struggling child care facilities

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to allocate $2 million in federal funding received from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) to create a Child Care Relief Fund.

Free OuterSpatial App Helps Navigate Park Trails, Facilities

San Mateo County Parks is happy to announce that our parks and trails are now featured on the free OuterSpatial app.

Quarry Park Master Plan Update

Learn what board presentations and public workshops are planned for the Draft Quarry Park Master Plan. Also, participate in the pump track design.

Boys & Girls Club Of North San Mateo County Receive Grant From San Mateo County For Childcare

Today, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors approved a grant of $50,750 from Measure K funds to the Boys & Girls Club of North San Mateo County (BGCNSMC) to support an emergency school aged child care program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coyote Point Beach Dump Station Closed

The dump station in Coyote Point Recreation Area's beach area, near the RV rental sites, are currently closed for repairs until further notice.