The City of San Mateo has a great array of  parks and facilities including:

  • more than a dozen neighborhood parks
  • 9 larger community parks
  • 6 recreation/community centers
  • 2 pools
  • Shoreline regional park system 
  • small “mini” parks
  • an estuary lagoon for boating
  • and the Poplar Creek 18 hole Golf Course

Our parks are important natural resources, providing approximately 200 acres of open space within the City and many miles of paths and trails. Every one of them is free and widely accessible. Explore each of our parks to find hidden gems or search for specific amenities.

San Mateo City Parks and Recreation Foundation
330 W. 20th Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94403

Phone: (650) 522-7400
Email the Foundation