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.

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.

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.

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.

iNaturalist & BioBlitz: Be a Citizen Scientist

Discover nature all around you and contribute to an important scientific resource with iNaturalist and the San Mateo County Parks BioBlitz.

Charting the Course for Tunitas Creek Beach

The community meeting scheduled for Saturday, March 14 has been canceled.

Edgewood Park Safety And Parking Tips

Make your trip to Edgewood Park safe and enjoyable by being cautious of fast-moving cars on Edgewood Road and avoiding parking difficulties.

Wildfire Prevention Work In Junipero Serra Park

To reduce the threat of wildfire to neighboring communities, San Mateo County Parks Department has collaborated with CAL FIRE to treat approximately five acres of vegetation along the boundary of Junipero Serra Park.

Bring Your Team To San Mateo County Parks

The new year is a great time for you and your organization to recommit to open spaces. San Mateo County Parks welcomes community, school and corporate groups that want to support our parks with their time and energy and work with park staff in most of our 22 park locations.

Warm Weather Can Draw Rattlesnakes onto Trails

An increased number of rattlesnake sightings and a recent incident involving a horse that was bitten at Pescadero Creek Park are prompting the Department to remind visitors about the presence of snakes in many San Mateo County Parks.