Spring into Summer with our Top 10 Ways to Enjoy the Parks

Devils Slide south parking lot

Yay! California ‘opens up’ June 15, with the removal of capacity limits and physical distancing requirements which means – fingers crossed! – summer will be a lot of fun with long overdue catchups with friends and family alike. With the exception of Pescadero Creek County Park which remains closed due to lingering unsafe conditions from last summer’s wildfire, all SMC Parks are open. Here are our top 10 ways for you to enjoy the parks this summer.

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Hikes for History Buffs!

There are twenty-two San Mateo County Parks and two of them are historic sites, Sanchez Adobe and the Woodside Store. Sanchez Adobe is the second oldest building in San Mateo County with three major periods of California history represented on site. The Woodside Store was at one time the only store on the Peninsula between San Francisco and Santa Clara. It became the thriving heart of business and cultural activities for the logging community during the 1850s. But what about the rest of the parks? It turns out they are rich in history too. Here are our top six hikes for history buffs.

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