Sheep Camp Trail Remains Closed Following Prescribed Fire
Following a prescribed fire earlier this week, a portion of the trail is closed while crews monitor area.
Flood Park Reopens Sep. 30, Construction Continues Weekdays
Pump track construction continues in Flood Park, truck deliveries continue Mon. - Fri. Park closed Oct. 4 & 5 for squirrel management.
Wunderlich Park Trail Closures
In September and October trails in the southern area of Wunderlich Park will be closed for annual vegetation management within the utility right-of-way.
Huddart Park Closures
Some trails remain closed due to damage from winter storms. Toyon Campground are closed and without water. Werder Playground is closed for construction.
Yellowjackets Active in Huddart Park During Warm Weather
Fall 2023 Closures on Crystal Springs Regional Trail
Repairs begin soon on the 4.5-mile northern portion of the Sawyer Camp segment. Ralston Bike Trail is closed for PG&E to work on a gas transmission line until October 31
Pescadero Creek Park Trail Closures
The area south and west of the park, which was burned by the CZU Lightning Complex Fire, remains closed. Other trails remain closed due to storm damage.
Memorial Park Closures
Bicycle Sunday Canceled For Holiday Weekends 2023
For holiday weekends in 2023, 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.
Quarry Park Trail Closures
We are treating up to 100 acres of dense fire fuels in Quarry Park. Some trail closures will occur, Monday through Friday.
Flood Park Closures for Pest Management in August & September
Flood Park will be closed select days in August and September to resume a pest management plan aimed at reducing the large ground squirrel population that continues to damage to buildings, walkways, and significant park trees.
Coyote Point is Now Open 7 Days a Week
As of August 1, more sites have reopened at Coyote Point Recreation Area and power has been restored following storm damage.
Flood Park Playground Closed for Repairs
Safety inspections show need to replace some play structure parts.
Get Out and Explore County Parks This Summer
Take precautions against hot weather to ensure a great summer visit to San Mateo County Parks.
Warm Weather Can Draw Rattlesnakes onto Trails
As daily temperatures rise so does the likelihood of seeing snakes, including rattlesnakes, on trails.
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.
Use Caution When Accessing Beach at Fitzgerald Marine Reserve
Please use caution when using the stairs to access the beach at Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. The Seal Cove stairs have been repaired and are now open.
Junipero Serra Park Trail Closures
Memorial Park Reservation Sites Intermittently Closed on Weekdays, Sep 18–Oct 31
Memorial Park will have intermittent reservation site closures on weekdays between September 18 and October 31 for park vegetation management work.
Big Slides Closed at Junipero Serra 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.
Parking Lot Safety
Park staff patrol parking lots, but taking your own precautions against theft is always advised. Familiarize yourself with precautions you can take to protect your valuables and vehicle.
Iris Point Sites Closed
Plans to renovate for Junipero Serra Park's Iris Point youth day camp are in development. The site is closed until further notice.
Be Aware Of Illegal Trails
The Department has observed and received reports of numerous trails in Quarry Park that have been built without permission and therefore are not according to Department trail standards. In addition, signage made to appear as formal Department signs have been nailed to trees.
Avoid Ticks
Ticks are parasitic arachnids that wait in vegetation or on rocks or logs for an animal or human to brush up against them. Once contact is made the tick will attach to its host by anchoring into the skin using hook-like mouthparts. Ticks may carry diseases transmittable to humans such as Lyme Disease and should be avoided.
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.
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.
Quarry Park Overlook Closed
The overlook above Quarry Park's quarry face is remains closed until further notice due to exposed footings.