Project Updates

Multi-Year Interpretive Strategic Plan Connects Communities and Parks
The Interpretive Strategic Plan establishes a vision for maximizing visitor experiences through interpretation and strengthening our communication and outreach to all communities.
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.
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.

All Project Updates



County Parks is actively involved with a variety of planning improvements in various County Parks. These planned improvements can be conceptual, specific and detailed and/or involve environmental review.

Dark Gulch Stream Crossing Repair Project Dog Work Group Project Realize Flood Park Ohlone-Portolà Heritage Trail Project Pescadero Creek Park Climate & Habitat Resiliency Pillar Point Bluff Invasive Plant Management Quarry Park Master Plan Development San Bruno Mountain Conservation Grazing Pilot Tunitas Creek Beach Improvement Project

Forest Health & Community Safety Initiative

The San Mateo County Parks Forest Health & Community Safety Initiative seeks improve forest health primarily in parks that are near private dwellings, also called the wildland urban interface. The initiative identifies 32 projects totaling 1,830 acres to be competed over five years.

Current Projects:

Learn about the Forest Health & Community Safety Initiative

Master Plans

Each Park should have an updated Master Plan that is revised every 20 years. Master Planning is an important method to evaluate parks and their futures, to involve the public in the decision making process and identify projects for future funding.