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.

Online Services Available, In-Office Services By Appointment

The San Mateo County Parks website can be used to access most administrative services, such as making reservations, purchasing park passes, an dmore.

Rare Plant’s Resiliency Is Sign Of Hope In Pescadero Creek Park

Monitoring of the CZU Lightning Complex Fire burn area in Pescadero Creek Park began as soon as it was safe to visit. Early on, safety precautions were necessary as tree roots and the ground continued to smolder and large trees fell.

Upcoming Opportunities To Realize Flood Park

The design phase for the Realize Flood Park project continues with three additional opportunities for you to share your ideas through events and a survey.

Realize Flood Park March 1 Working Group Meeting

The second Working Group meeting for Realize Flood Park was held on Tuesday, March 1. View the video.

Edgewood Park Education Center Reopens March 5

The Bill & Jean Lane Education Center at Edgewood Park will reopen on Saturday, March 5. Stop by for a chat with Friends of Edgewood docents and to check out the permanent exhibits and changing displays!

Summer Closures on Crystal Springs Regional Trail

From June 14 - 24, portions of Crystal Springs Regional Trail will be closed as crews perform annual mowing to make the trail more usable and reduce fire risk.

Realize Flood Park: View The First Design Meeting

The first community meeting to launch the design phase of the Realize Food Park project was held February 2 via Zoom. The purpose of this phase is to reconnect community members with the 2020 Landscape Plan and outline the process that will guide the design of the landscape plan and development of construction plans.

Coastside Wildfire Safety & Risk Reduction Meeting

View the Feb 10 informational meeting hosted by San Mateo County Parks and learn about wildfire risk reduction, fuel management, and public safety on the coast.

Off-Leash Dog Pilot Program To Be Presented To Planning Commission

On February 9, San Mateo County Parks will present the Off-Leash Dog Pilot Program to the Planning Commission as part of the Coastal Development Permit process.

Realize Flood Park Community Meeting

On Wednesday, February 2,  join us as we begin to design park features included in the 2020 Flood Park Landscape Plan.