Places to Go in San Mateo, CA

Taking a day off from class?
Enjoy one of these active adventure destinations in San Mateo.

1. Seal Point Park

1901 J Hart Clinton Dr.
San Mateo, CA 94401
This scenic park offers numerous walking paths, biking trails and even a dog park for your furry friend to play in.

2. Sawyer Camp Trail

Skyline Blvd & Crystal Springs Rd.
San Mateo, CA 94401
Part of the Crystal Springs Regional Trail, the Sawyer Camp Trail is a paved path perfect for cyclers, runners, hikers and horseback riders.

3. Beresford Park

2720 Alameda de las Pulgas
San Mateo, CA 94403
This park offers a variety of outdoor activities including tennis and basketball courts, a baseball field, bocce ball and some fitness equipment.

4. Japanese Gardens

San Mateo Central Park
50 E 5th Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94401
Featuring a granite pagoda, tea house, koi pond and bamboo grove, this garden is best viewed in the late winter and early spring when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom.

5. Laurelwood Park

3471 Glendora Dr.
San Mateo, CA 94403
Embark on one of the hiking trails within this park to visit the adjacent Sugarloaf Mountain.


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