• Crowdsourced Events in SMC Parks

    For additional details, please contact the host organization listed for each event.

  • Pacific Beach Coalition/San Pedro Creek Cleanup

    San Pedro Creek 751 San Pedro Terrace Rd, Pacifica

    San Pedro Creek is a perennial stream in the City of Pacifica and San Mateo County, California whose tributaries originate on Montara Mountain and Sweeney Ridge in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The main stem of the creek flows 2.5 miles through the Linda Mar neighborhood to the Pacific Ocean at Linda Mar Beach. The creek supports a steelhead population and various other riparian species. Meet at the end of San Pedro Terrace Rd by the trail head - 751 San Pedro Terrace Rd, Pacifica. Advance registration is required.

    SMC Parks/Take-a-Hike Challenge Hike at Edgewood Park

    Edgewood Park 10 Old Stagecoach Road, Redwood City

    Welcome to the 2022 Take A Hike Challenge hosted by SMC Parks! They have selected seven hiking routes in the parks to introduce you to the variety and beauty of your San Mateo County Parks! A special reward is available for those who complete the #2022TakeAHikeChallenge. This year SMC Parks is also offering in-person Take A Hike events. The routes for the in-person events will be the same as those for the challenge, so you can complete the challenge on your own or together. Please register in advance.

    SMC Parks/Coyote Point habitat restoration

    Coyote Point Recreation Area 1701 Coyote Point Dr. , San Mateo

    Coyote Point is a space that features a wide variety of recreational activities, from picnic areas to the marina to CuriOdyssey. Beyond its popular recreational facilities, this park also serves as a home to the threatened Ridgway's rail and many other special shorebirds. If you want to help protect these shorebirds and their habitat, come join SMC Parks on Saturday, May 7th as they work to restore key wetland habitat within the park. Please register in advance.

    San Bruno Mountain Watch partners/Restore Colma Creek

    Colma Creek 360 Harbor Way, South San Francisco

    Colma Creek flows from the peaks of San Bruno Mountain all the way to the San Francisco Bay. San Bruno Mountain Watch is partnering with Hassell, the City of South San Francisco, the Association of Ramaytush Ohlone, and the San Francisco Estuary Institute to help re-imagine the creek's journey. Help revitalize a portion of Colma Creek's shoreline; together volunteers can help provide a vision of a more biodiverse, resilient, and beautiful creek. Join in weeding invasive plants and planting natives at the mouth of the creek along the SF Bay Trail! Register in advance.