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.

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.

Quarry Park Off-Leash Pilot Program Approved By Board of Supervisors

At its April 5, 2022 meeting, the Board of Supervisors approved the Department’s appeal to allow an off-leash dog pilot program to proceed at Quarry Park while upholding the Planning Commission’s denial of a Coastal Development Permit for the pilot program at Pillar Point Bluffs.

BOS to Hear Appeal of CDP for Off-Leash Dog Pilot April 5

On Feb 22, 2022 the Parks Department filed an appeal of the San Mateo County Planning Commission’s decision that denied the Department’s application for a Coastal Develop Permit (CDP) for off-leash dog pilot programs at Quarry County Park and Pillar Point Bluffs. The appeal requests to pursue a pilot program at Quarry Park only and not at Pillar Point Bluffs.

Coastside Wildfire Safety & Risk Reduction Meeting

View the Feb 10 informational meeting hosted by San Mateo County Parks and learn about wildfire risk reduction, fuel management, and public safety on the coast.

Off-Leash Dog Pilot Program To Be Presented To Planning Commission

On February 9, San Mateo County Parks will present the Off-Leash Dog Pilot Program to the Planning Commission as part of the Coastal Development Permit process.

Supervisor Don Horsley Appointed President of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors

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.

Focus on Parks: Board of Supervisors Looks to Boost Visitor Numbers, Expand Access

 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.

Arts Commission Cultural Equity Statement

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.

Board of Supervisors Approves “Communities Together” Map of New District Boundaries

Redwood City – The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today voted unanimously to adopt the

Board of Supervisors Adopts 2021 Multijurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today adopted the 2021 Multijurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (MJLHMP), a five-year blueprint for the County and its partners to reduce the impact of natural hazards such as earthquake, fire, flooding, extreme heat and landslide.

Board of Supervisors Create County Gun Buyback Program

REDWOOD CITY – Today, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors approved a grant of up to $208,000 in Measure K Reserves to establish a San Mateo County Gun Buyback Program.