Edgewood Park and Natural Preserve has one main area where facilities are located. Located within this area are restrooms, a meadow area, an amphitheater, and three drop-in family picnic areas. - See more at: http://staging.parks.smcgov.org/edgewood-park-natural-preserve-reserveab...

What To Do at Edgewood Park

Edgewood Park's 467 acres of woodlands and grasslands afford wonderful hiking and sightseeing opportunities. Located near the park entrance is an area containing three drop-in family picnic areas, a meadow area, an amphitheater and restrooms.

Edgewood Park and Natural Preserve has one main area where facilities are located. Located within this area are restrooms, a meadow area, an amphitheater, and three drop-in family picnic areas. - See more at: http://staging.parks.smcgov.org/edgewood-park-natural-preserve-reserveab...
Edgewood Park and Natural Preserve has one main area where facilities are located. Located within this area are restrooms, a meadow area, an amphitheater, and three drop-in family picnic areas. - See more at: http://staging.parks.smcgov.org/edgewood-park-natural-preserve-reserveab...

Bill and Jean Lane Education Center

The center provides a year-round setting for educational and research activities and promote community involvement to preserve and restore Edgewood and its exceptional natural resources.

The center's phone number is (650) 367-7576

Fall/Winter Hours, October 15, 2012 through February 28, 2013

  • Wednesday 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Saturday 9:30 am to 4 pm
  • Sunday 9:30 am to 4 pm
  • By appointment. Leave a request message at (650) 367-7576.

Open times are dependent on having adequate volunteers to staff the building. If you would like to help you may volunteer as a host.

Read more at the San Mateo County Parks Foundation.

Educational Walks

The Friends of Edgewood offers free docent-led wildflower walks in Edgewood Park and Natural Preserve every Saturday and Sunday mid-March through mid-June. These walks explore the magnificent spring flower displays of Edgewood, including many rare species. Also, throughout the year, nature walks are offered on the third Saturday of each month. All walks start at 10 am from the Bill & Jean Lean Education Center off of Edgewood Rd between I-280 and Alameda de las Pulgas. Learn about all Edgewood walks at the Friends of Edgewood site, or call 1-866-GO-EDGEWOOD (1-866-463-3439) for more information.

Friends of Edgewood Educational Programs

Friends of Edgewood provide docent-led discovery walks at Edgewood Park & Natural Preserve for elementary school groups, using a hands-on, interactive approach. They  correlate field trip programs with California science content standards, including the concepts of ecosystems, life cycles, adaptations for survival, food chains, plant and animal interrelationships, and nutrient recycling by decomposers, demonstrating their particular application to the natural communities at Edgewood.