Yellowjackets Active in Huddart Park this Summer

Yellowjackets or wasps are stinging insects commonly found during the summer season especially in picnic areas and nearby.   Yellowjackets can sting repeatedly causing pain

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.

Tunitas Creek Beach Construction Begins

Construction of Tunitas Creek Beach has begun, with the park scheduled to open in Spring/Summer 2024. The property will be closed for construction until the park opening and is not accessible to the public.

Phase 1 Construction of Flood Park Landscape Plan on the Horizon

Beginning late July, park visitors will see work begin to demolish one of the old tennis courts followed by installation of the bike pump track.

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.

Fuel Reduction Begins at Pillar Point Bluff, Aug 2

The San Mateo County Parks Department, in partnership with CalFire, will remove hazardous trees at Pillar Point Bluff near the Pillar Ridge Complex beginning Aug 2, to reduce wildfire risk and improve community safety.

Board Approves New Dog Camping in Memorial County Park Starting in September

Coming Soon: On July 25, the Board of Supervisors approved a proposal for to introduce dog-friendly campsites at Memorial County Park beginning this September.

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.

Get Out and Explore County Parks This Summer

Take precautions against hot weather to ensure a great summer visit to San Mateo County Parks.

Response to Comments for Quarry Park Wildfire Risk Reduction Program

Response to comments has been posted for wildfire risk reduction and visitor serving projects at Quarry Park.

Warm Weather Can Draw Rattlesnakes onto Trails

As daily temperatures rise so does the likelihood of seeing snakes, including rattlesnakes, on trails.