Trails in Wunderlich Park Trail Closed for SLAC Vegetation Work

From September 26 to October 7, SLAC will perform vegetation management beneath its power lines in Wunderlich Park. The following trails will be closed (letter refer to closure map below):

Quarry Park Fuel Reduction Project Underway

We are currently treating up to 100 acres of dense fire fuels in Quarry Park. Some trail closures will occur, Monday through Friday.

Trail Closures in San Pedro Valley Park, September 15-28

Trail closures are planned in San Pedro Valley Park, September 15–29, for invasive species control and culvert replacement projects.

SMC Parks Off-Leash Dog Pilot Program Data

View monitoring data for our Off-Leash Dog Pilot Program at Pillar Point Bluff and Quarry Park.

Closure of Dean Trail & Archery Fire Road for Hazardous Tree Work

Through September 30, crews are working in Huddart Park to remove dead and dying tan oak trees that have been impacted by Sudden Oak Death. Dean Trail and Archery Fire Road are closed for visitor safety.

Fall 2022 Closures on Crystal Springs Regional Trail

Portions of Crystal Springs Regional Trail will be closed through late November 2022.

SMC Parks Foundation Accepting Entries for Annual Photo Contest

The San Mateo County Parks Foundation invites youth and adult photographers to enter its second Park Pics Photo Contest, with prizes in three photo categories.

Bluff Trail and Other Areas Closed, Sep 19–29

On September 19–29, construction work within Coyote Point Recreation Area will require the closure of Bluff Trail near CuriOdyssey and reduce parking in some areas. Park visitors, please expect temporary trail and parking lot closures.

San Mateo County Domestic Violence Council Statement Regarding the Sept. 8, 2022 Domestic Violence Homicide in San Carlos

Mid-morning on September 8, 2022, Ms. Karina Castro was brutally killed in a domestic violence incident. “As co-chairs of the San Mateo County Domestic Violence Council, Supervisor Groom and I are shocked and saddened to hear about the tragic and senseless death of Ms. Karina Castro in San Carlos on September 8, 2022. Ms. Castro is more than the headlines you will see about her death,” said Elisa Kuhl, Victim Services Program Manager of the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.

Pest Management At Flood Park FAQ

A pest management plan to reduce the number of ground squirrels causing damage to trees and walkways has been developed in coordination with our Natural Resource Management staff.

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.

Caution Around Trucks and Equipment on Old Haul Road

Beginning Thursday, September 15, please give large vehicles and equipment ample space along Old Haul Road and watch for signs notifying of temporary trail closures.