San Mateo County Public Review Draft 2023-2031 Housing Element Now Available

The County’s Planning and Building Department seeks consultant services to support the creation of a collaborative Midcoastside Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Plan (Plan) for the unincorporated Midcoast and City of Half Moon Bay.

Pescadero Creek & Sam McDonald Parks Single-Track Trails Closed to Equestrians

Single-track trails in Sam McDonald Park and Pescadero Creek Park are currently closed to equestrians for winter. Fire roads remain open.

Make it a Green Friday, Nov 25

What better way to spend the holiday weekend than to experience the great outdoors? Instead of Black Friday, think Green Friday while hiking, cycling, picnicking, and playing in one of the 23 County Parks located throughout San Mateo County. On Friday, Nov. 25, the $6 vehicle entrance fee will be waived at all County Parks where a fee is typically charged. This includes:

County Launches Effort to Expand Parks Access

The Board of Supervisors has voted to provide an annual County Parks pass to individuals and families with low incomes.

Huddart Park East & West Meadow Area Closed, Nov 21

On Monday, November 21, the East and West Meadow area in Huddart Park, in the southeast corner of the park, will be closed for a CHP training.

Quarry Trail Closure, Limited Parking

On Monday, November 14, work will begin on the Quarry Park parking lot extension. Quarry Trail will be closed for several days and the parking lot will have limited parking spots available.

Quarry Park Wildfire Risk Reduction CEQA Document Posted for Review

In November 2022, San Mateo County Parks released for review and comment a Draft Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND) for the Wildfire Risk Reduction at Quarry County Park.

Shaw Flat Closed for Winter

Shaw Flat Trail Camp in Pescadero Creek Park is closed for the winter and will re-open next summer.

Pescadero Creek Park Climate & Habitat Resiliency Plan Posted

The full Pescadero Creek Park Climate & Habitat Resiliency Plan is now posted on the San Mateo County Parks website.

Bicycle Sunday Canceled For Holiday Weekends 2022

For holiday weekends in 2022, Bicycle Sunday, the weekly event that allows for non-motorized use of Cañada Road along Crystal Springs Regional Trail, will be canceled to meet the increased holiday needs for staffing at other parks in the area. Bicyclists and motorists, please be mindful to share the road.

Free Park Entrance To US Veterans

Any US military veterans who provide proof of veteran status are granted free entrance to the twenty parks spread throughout San Mateo County.

Parks For You And Your Dog

Visit any of several San Mateo County Park locations that allow for recreational use by you and your dog.