Quarry Park Pump Track Maintenance & Weather Closures

The pump track will be closed on Wednesdays, for either a part or full day, to perform maintenance. The track will also be closed during and following wet weather.

Fall/Winter Closures on Crystal Springs Regional Trail

Portions of the San Andreas segment of Crystal Springs Regional Trail will be closed through late February 2023.

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.

Shaw Flat Closed for Winter

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

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.

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.

Pescadero Creek Park Partially Reopened

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.

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.

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.

Huddart Park Forest Health Work Update

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.

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.