Shaw Flat Closed for Winter

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

Pescadero Creek Park Climate & Habitat Resiliency Plan Posted

The full Pescadero Creek Park Climate & Habitat Resiliency Plan is now posted on the San Mateo County Parks website.

Free Park Entrance To US Veterans

Any US military veterans who provide proof of veteran status are granted free entrance to the twenty parks spread throughout San Mateo County.

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.

Planning for Climate & Habitat Resiliency in Pescadero Creek Park

We are excited to share the Pescadero Creek Park Climate & Habitat Resiliency Plan. Read the Plan summary and join us at two events planned for the first week in November.

Tunitas Creek Beach Improvement Project Presented to Planning Commission, Oct 26

On Wednesday October 26, the Tunitas Creek Beach Improvement Project will be presented to the Planning Commission to be considered for a Coastal Development Permit.

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 Foundation Accepting Entries for Annual Photo Contest

The San Mateo County Parks Foundation invites youth and adult photographers to enter its second Park Pics Photo Contest, with prizes in three photo categories.

Pest Management At Flood Park FAQ

A pest management plan to reduce the number of ground squirrels causing damage to trees and walkways has been developed in coordination with our Natural Resource Management staff.

Dredging at Coyote Point Marina

On August 6, 2022 we began our regular dredging of Coyote Point Marina. This 8-week project, which takes place every five years or so, makes the Marina safer for boats to navigate and allows us to operate at greater capacity by providing boaters better access to slips.