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San Mateo County Park Advisories
Advisories by Park
Edgewood Park (3)
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Pescadero Creek Park (3)
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Wunderlich Park (3)
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Fitzgerald Marine Reserve (2)
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Memorial Park (2)
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Pillar Point Bluff (2)
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Sam McDonald Park (2)
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San Pedro Valley Park (2)
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Coyote Point Recreation Area (1)
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Crystal Springs Regional Trail (1)
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Devils Slide Trail (1)
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Huddart Park (1)
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Mirada Surf (1)
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Quarry Park (1)
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San Bruno Mountain Park (1)
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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 and Devil's Slide trail 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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Closure on Alambique Trail
Due to mudslides, a section of Alambique Trail in Wunderlich Park will be closed until further notice, prohibiting access to hikers and equestrians to Skyline Blvd.
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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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Do Not Pick or Eat Deadly Mushrooms
Deadly mushrooms are popping up in Parks. Note that all vegetative resources in County Parks are protected, including mushrooms. Mushroom collecting and eating is not allowed.
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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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