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San Mateo County Park Advisories
Advisories by Park
Fitzgerald Marine Reserve (3)
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Wunderlich Park (3)
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Crystal Springs Regional Trail (2)
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Edgewood Park (2)
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Pescadero Creek Park (2)
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Pillar Point Bluff (2)
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San Bruno Mountain Park (2)
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Coyote Point Recreation Area (1)
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Huddart Park (1)
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Memorial Park (1)
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Mirada Surf (1)
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Quarry Park (1)
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Sam McDonald Park (1)
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San Pedro Valley Park (1)
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Alambique Trail Reopened
After months-long closure due to mudslide damage, Alambique Trail in Wunderlich Park has been reopened. Access between the park entrance and Skyline Blvd has been restored.
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Trail to Tidepools Closed, October 11
On Wednesday, October 11, the trail leading from the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve main parking lot down to the tidepools will be closed for trail maintenance.
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San Andreas Segment Closure on Crystal Springs Regional Trail
The San Andreas segment of Crystal Springs Regional Trail will be closed from Tuesday, September 26, 2017 to Friday, September 29, 2017 as SFPUC conducts repairs on a broken line.
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Limited Visitor Access at San Bruno Mountain Park
Starting Sept 13, PG&E will perform safety and reliability upgrades in San Bruno Mountain Park. Visitors may experience limited access to trails and areas.
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Wunderlich & Huddart Parks Re-opened, Skyline Trail Closed
Wunderlich and Huddart Parks are now re-opened after closures due to the Skeggs fire. However, Skyline Trail in both parks is still closed.
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Quarry Park Overlook Closed
The overlook above Quarry Park's quarry face is closed until further notice due to exposed footings.
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Trail Closures in Pescadero Creek & Sam McDonald Parks
Due to mudslides and other storm effects, numerous trails and facilities at Pescadero Creek and Sam McDonald Parks are currently closed.
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Summer Events on SMC Parks Trails
Running and bicycling events are coming to San Pedro Valley Park this summer. See dates to expect extra trail traffic.
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Use Caution When Hiking Pillar Point Bluff
At Pillar Point Bluff, recent inspections show expansion and lengthening of cracks both close to the edge of the bluff and inward towards the Jean Lauer bench. Use extreme caution.
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Closure on Pomponio Canyon Trail
Due to landslides and erosion, Memorial Park's Pomponio Canyon Trail remains closed approximately 2 miles up from the Pescadero Creek Road intersection, on the northwest section.
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Limited Access on Old Guadalupe Trail
A portion of San Bruno Mountain's Guadalupe Trail has been barricaded due to a large sinkhole. The area is passable but trail users are advised to use caution.
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Closure on Alpine Trail
Due to recent weather, a portion of the trail along Alpine Road has begun to crumble into the creek and will remain closed until further notice.
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Be Aware of Coastal Conditions When Visiting Parks
Due to recent rains and high surf conditions, significant erosion is occurring on coastal bluff areas. Please use extreme caution and avoid walking near the bluff edge and beach areas and observe leash regulations for your dog.
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No Campfires in Pescadero Creek Park Trail Camps
As of Tuesday, June 21st, 2016, per CAL FIRE, no campfires are permitted in any of Pescadero Creek Park's trail camps, namely Shaw Flat and Tarwater Trail Camp. Backpack stoves are allowed.
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Edgewood Park Parking Alternatives
High car speed on Edgewood Road and the lack of sidewalks put you and fellow visitors at risk. Please enjoy the other side of Edgewood by starting your hike at these alternate locations.
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Make sure your visit to San Mateo County Parks is a fun and safe one by preparing yourself. Learn how to share our parks with wildlife. See information on trail and campground safety and more.
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Parking Lot Safety
Parks staff are in the process of installing cameras at some Parks parking lots. In the meantime familiarize yourself with precautions you can take to protect your valuables and vehicle.
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Be in the Know Before You Go Tide Pooling
Check out our PSA running on local television stations about the marine protected areas (MPA) of San Mateo County coast.
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Crystal Springs Dam Closure
The Crystal Springs Dam Bridge will be closed through summer 2017 for the Dam Bridge Replacement Project.
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Health Warnings for County Recreational Waters
Prepare for your park visit by knowing about bacteria warnings in county recreational waters, provided San Mateo County Environmental Health.
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