Effective this Veterans Day, November 11, 2016, U.S. veterans qualify for free entrance to all 20 San Mateo County Parks. At its November meeting, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors revised the current Parks Department fee structure to waive the $6 vehicle entrance for any veteran who provides proof of veteran status. Proof of status may include the new San Mateo County Veteran Identification Card, veteran identification cards issued by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and a state issued driver’s license or identification card showing veteran designation. Learn more on the San Mateo County Parks Department website.
Here is a cool story on one of the programs the Parks Foundation supports… The GIS mapping team “hiked 65 miles of trails and mapped nearly 4,000 acres of parkland. They have hiked Huddart County Park, Wunderlich County Park, Coyote Point Recreation Area, Junipero Serra County Park, Pillar Point Bluff County Park, San Pedro Valley County Park, Edgewood County Park and the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve.” Read more about the program here.