Trail Alerts

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Friday, July 27, 2012

Trail Update

Sawyer Camp Trail has reopened after a two-day closure. To receive email updates about future trail closures, please subscribe by entering your email into the box on the right-hand side of this page.

The portion of the Crystal Springs Trail south of Edgewood Road near Woodside and Redwood City will continue to be closed on weekdays through August 10th. The trail segment is closed while crews continue work on habitat restoration of nearby Homestead Pond. Non-native trees and invasive plant species are being removed from a 5-acre area, to be replaced with oak trees and native grasses to open up the canopy and increase the sunlight for native habitat. Trail closed 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Monday to Friday only).

Crystal Springs Trail remains open from Edgewood Road to Highway 92.

Please call us 24 hours a day with any questions at (866) 973-1476!

Friday, July 20, 2012

Sawyer Camp Trail 2-Day Closure – July 25 & 26

Sawyer Camp Trail will be closed for two days on Wednesday, July 25th and Thursday, July 26th for construction . The entire trail will be closed and will reopen at 6 a.m. on Friday, July 27th.

Additionally, Sawyer Camp Trail will close on the morning of Sunday, August 5 for the annual Tour de Peninsula bike ride. The event raises money for the San Mateo County Parks system and originates at Coyote Point Park in Burlingame (near SFO). For more information about the ride, please visit:

Crystal Springs Road between Polhemus and Skyline has reopened, but construction and periodic lane closures continue. Flaggers are present to direct cars and bicycles through one open lane during construction hours, Monday to Saturday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Crystal Springs Road between Polhemus and El Cerrito in Hillsborough will close to all traffic from Monday, July 30th to Friday, August 3rd. Please click on the FACT SHEET for more information about this upcoming 5-day road closure:

Please do not hesitate to call our 24-hour phone number at (866) 973-1476 with any questions.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Crystal Springs Road leading to the Sawyer Camp Trail reopened on Friday evening June 29 for both vehicle and bicycle use.    Watch this site for more information about an upcoming closure at the beginning of August.