Memorial Campsite Reservations for July 10-13 Temporarily on Hold

Campsite reservations at Memorial County Park for July 10–13 are on hold until the Department finalizes its centennial celebration plans in the upcoming weeks.

Construction of Tunitas Creek Beach Underway

The transformation of the 58-acre Tunitas Creek Beach property into San Mateo County’s newest park is in progress. Construction crews are working on the mid-bluff area and the access trail to the beach. The pink house has been demolished and natural material was cleared followed by rough grading. This is where most visitor services will be located, including seating, an overlook to the beach and southern bluffs, a picnic sites, interpretive panels, public restrooms, and staff facilities. Construction is anticipated to begin this spring.

Quarry Park Pump Track Closed During Wet Weather

The pump track is closed during rain and until the track surface thoroughly dries out.

Senator Josh Becker Announces Funds for Ohlone-Portolá Heritage Trail Signage

On Dec. 7, 2023 Senator Josh Becker presented a symbolic check for $500,000 to San Mateo County leaders to fund a series of historic monument sites that will be installed along the 90-mile Ohlone-Portolá Heritage Trail.

Follow-up Eucayptus Removal on Northwest of San Bruno Mountain Park, Dec 4–6

From Monday through Wednesday, December 4–6, weather permitting, San Mateo Parks and contractors will work to control regrowth of invasive Eucalyptus across two acres on the northwest boundary of San Bruno Mountain Park, near properties along Florence St. and Mountain View Dr.

Sawyer Camp Segment Reopens Nov 24

Sawyer Camp segment to reopen on Friday, November 24 after extensive repair. Ralston Bike Trail is closed for PG&E to work on a gas transmission line until November 30.

Call for Bids Posted for Realize Flood Park Phase 1 Construction

The Realize Flood Park Phase 1 project is out for rebid with plans and specifications and key dates posted at San Mateo County Public Works.

A New Tool to Reduce Fire Fuel in Memorial & Pescadero Creek Parks

In coordination with CAL FIRE and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, we'll use an air curtain burner to dispose of logs and other woody debris left over from past projects and storm-downed trees.

Pump Track Opens at Flood Park, Oct 21

On Saturday, October 21, the new pump track opens at Flood Park. Completion of the pump track is part of the first phase of construction for Realize Flood Park, a community-informed project focused on redesigning and revitalizing Flood Park.

Flood Park Reopens, Construction Continues Weekdays

Pump track construction continues in Flood Park. Truck deliveries continue, October 12 & 13.

Flood Park Playground Remains Closed

Safety inspections show need to replace some play structure parts.

SMC Park Rangers, Team of the Month

At their Tuesday, October 3rd meeting, the Board of Supervisors recognized San Mateo County Park rangers as the County’s September Team of the Month for their dedication to managing more than 16,000 acres of public land and public service to close to 3 million visitors each year. Congratulations, rangers!