PSA: Nature is Essential but Please Respect 6 ft of Distance

Doug McConnell has a message for you. Watch the video to understand the simple rules we all need to follow to keep ourselves and our community safe. Please stay in your neighborhood and seek out and enjoy nature that is all around you. Getting outside for our physical, mental and emotional well-being is essential. Please note that San Mateo County Parks will slowly reopen some trails starting May 4. Our wish is for you and yours to remain well, safe and sane during these trying times. We will get through this together. And be stronger for it.

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7 Wonderous Activities at Coyote Point Rec Area

Guest authored by Doug Silverstein  On the afternoon of Wednesday March 27, Coyote Point Recreational Area’s 149 acres appeared a bit under-discovered for a such an extraordinarily beautiful, diverse and accessible destination, just seconds from Peninsula Avenue exit of Highway 101. At this third outing of the 2019 SMC Hike-a-Palooza for Environmental Leaders — 10 Treks, 20 Weeks, 1 Great Community — every other Wednesday from February 27 to July 3 (flyer), our team of sustainability leaders traced 4.1 miles of coastal trails in just under two hours to find out why.

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