Portions of the San Andreas segment of Crystal Springs Regional Trail will be closed through late February 2023.
Single-track trails in Sam McDonald Park and Pescadero Creek Park are currently closed to equestrians for winter. Fire roads remain open.
Shaw Flat Trail Camp in Pescadero Creek Park is closed for the winter and will re-open next summer.
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.
In addition to the previously open northern portion of Pescadero Creek Park, a western portion of Old Haul Road is now open. The area south and west of the park, which was burned by the CZU Lightning Complex Fire, remains closed.
We are currently treating up to 100 acres of dense fire fuels in Quarry Park. Some trail closures will occur, Monday through Friday.
Wednesdays are the regularly scheduled maintenance days for the pump track at Quarry Park. The track will be closed on Wednesdays, sometimes for part of the day, sometimes for the full day, as maintenance needs require.
Crews have returned to Huddart Park to follow up on forest health work performed last November and December near the park entrance. Trails slated for closure include Redwood Nature Trail, and Bay Tree Trail.
Redwood City – Supervisor Don Horsley, selected unanimously today to serve as president of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, laid out his priorities for the upcoming year: carry through strategies to eliminate homelessness; advance equity; and improving community safety.
Visitors to seven San Mateo County parks – from Coyote Point along San Francisco Bay to Memorial among the redwoods – now pay a $6 vehicle entry fee. Considering that fee could be a barrier to many visitors, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today agreed to study how waiving that fee might help more low-income residents enjoy their parks.
The San Mateo County Arts Commission, which views the arts as an essential part of a healthy and vibrant community, champions policies and practices that promote social and cultural equity. We strive to promote inclusive and diverse programming and to ensure equitable access to arts and culture for all, with consideration for race, ability, sexual orientation, age, gender, economic status, and cultural background. We also commit to partnering with artists and arts organizations that represent and celebrate the diversity of our county, through the fair and equitable distribution of programmatic and financial support. Through these actions, arts are a vehicle for social change.
Redwood City – The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today voted unanimously to adopt the