To preserve the natural environment of San Bruno Mountain, all plants, animals and natural features are protected.

  • Picking or removing wildflowers or other natural material is prohibited.
  • Fires are permitted in park barbecue pits only - no ground fires.
  • Cutting and gathering of wood is prohibited.
  • Dogs and other pets are not allowed. (Find dog-friendly trails.)
  • Motor vehicles and bicycles are permitted only on paved roadways and in established parking areas.
  • Firearms and other weapons are prohibited.
  • The use or possession of fireworks of any kind is prohibited in San Mateo County Parks, San Francisco Water Department and San Francisco State Fish and Game Refuge.
  • Campers please observe 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. quiet hours.
  • Loud radios and the playing of amplified musical instruments are not permitted.
  • Park opens at 8:00 A.M. and closes at the preset time prior to sunset.
  • Beer and wine only are allowed in certain areas, no hard liquor.
  • Smoking is prohibited.
  • Feeding of wildlife is prohibited.
  • Leaving designated trails is prohibited.
  • Fishing and hunting are not permitted per California State Fish and Game Regulations.
  • The operation of drones or other self-propelled model vehicles (remote control airplanes, automobiles, boats, etc.) is prohibited.

For information on federal regulations see the San Bruno Mountain Habitat Conservation Plan.