S’mores! Beer! Hammocks! Kicking off summer in style with Coyote Nights at Coyote Point

Our inaugural Coyote Nights summer social took place last Thursday evening at the Captain’s House at Coyote Point. Thanks to all who came and made the first evening a memorable event! The San Mateo County Parks Foundation is hosting five more of these summer evening socials with our event partner, REI. Our goal: to connect more people to the parks

Are you new to San Mateo County, or curious about the parks? Are you interested in connecting with other park lovers? Or do you just want to enjoy a cold beer in our beautiful park by the bay, Coyote Point? If you said yes to any of this, then join us on Thursday, July 6 at 6pm for our next social! Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company will be pouring their handcrafted beers

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Father’s Day and San Mateo County Parks

by Jorge Laguna

When I was a kid growing up in the San Mateo Highlands, some of my most vivid memories were of my parents taking me to local parks and open spaces in the area. My family spent many afternoons walking Sawyer Camp Trail, investigating sea creatures at low tide at Fitzgerald Marine Reserve and camping overnight at Memorial Park.  We’d picnic, hike, or just enjoy nature- parks were a fantastic refuge from the day to day of our normal lives.  As a young child, these were amazing opportunities to learn new things and have freedom that I didn’t have in the classroom or at home.  Looking back on it some of my best times growing up were exploring nature, and I feel fortunate to have had the chance to experience this at an early age.

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