Wednesday, December 13, 2023

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

On Dec 7, Senator Josh Becker presented a 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.

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Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Ohlone-Portolá Interpretive Panels Installed on Crystal Springs Regional Trail

Two new Ohlone-Portolá-themed interpretive panels have been installed on Crystal Springs Regional Trail.

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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Merit Award for Ohlone-Portolá Heritage Trail Study

San Mateo County Parks has received a Merit Award for Planning for the Ohlone-Portolá Heritage Trail Study as part of the California State Parks 2020 Trail & Greenway Awards.

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Educational Videos Posted

The San Mateo County Historical Society has posted newly produced educational videos about the Ohlone-Portolá Trail and Sánchez Adobe on its project page.

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Project-Related Events

Celebrate Ohlone-Portolá heritage with two events this fall.

  • October 26 Ohlone Day Ribbon Cutting at Sánchez Adobe
  • November 2 Ohlone-Portolá Heritage Day

Monday, July 29, 2019

NBC Bay Area has posted the Doug McConnell's Open Roads segment about the Ohlone-Portolá Heritage Trail Project on their website.

The Parks presentation to the Board of Supervisors at its June 25, 2019 meeting has been posted to this project page.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Feasibility Study Posted

The feasibility study for the Ohlone-Portolá Heritage Trail has been posted to the project documents and will be presented at the April 4, 2019 Parks Commission Meeting.

As well, the San Mateo County Historical Association nomination to the State Office of Historic Preservation of the Ohlone-Portol’a Heritage Trail as a State Historic Trail has been posted at the Historical Association’s website.  Appreciate the letters of support for this important nomination.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Ohlone-Portolá Heritage Trail Project Survey

Through Wednesday, October 17 we conducted an online survey. The survey has closed. The responses will be reviewed and help move this important project forward. Thank you, everyone who participated.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Ohlone-Portolá Heritage Trail Project Information Meetings
On Sep 25, Oct 1 & 2 public information meetings were held allowing the public to learn about the Ohlone-Portola Heritage Trail project.

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The presentation from the March 5, 2018 Committee Meeting has been posted.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

San Mateo County Parks is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP), seeking a consultant to develop an Ohlone-Portolá Heritage Trail Feasibility Study.

Monday, August 7, 2017

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has directed the formation of a committee to explore the best ways to design and interpret the path that Gaspar de Portolá took during his expedition of the San Mateo County coast and the San Francisco Bay.

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