Trail Alerts

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Important Update: Sawyer Camp Trail Partial Closure

The southern trailhead at Skyline Blvd. and Crystal Springs Road is now closed from the south gate to the Jepson Laurel picnic area. It will reopen for weekend visitors at 6 a.m. Saturday, March 1 and remain open all weekend.

Next week from Monday, March 3rd through Friday, March 7th, this same 3.5 mile section of Sawyer Camp Trail will close again. Park Rangers are removing hazardous foliage to prevent fires during the upcoming dry season.

The northern section of the trail is now open and is expected to remain open next week. The northern section may be accessed from the trailhead located at Hillcrest Blvd. in Millbrae. The Jepson Laurel picnic site is a 2.5 mile walk south from Hillcrest.

Additional trail closures for maintenance work are likely this spring. Please subscribe (see right) for automatic email updates or Follow us on Twitter: @sawyercamptrail.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Sawyer Camp Trail Partial Closures for Hazardous Tree Removal

The southern section of Sawyer Camp Trail is closed now through Friday, February 28th for emergency tree removal by San Mateo County Park Rangers and Calfire. The trail is closed at Crystal Springs Road and Skyline up to the Jepson Laurel picnic area.

The northern section at Hillcrest Blvd. is now open, but there is no through access to Skyline.

Tree removal is scheduled for the northern section next week. From March 3rd through March 7th, Sawyer Camp Trail will be closed at Hillcrest Blvd., with the southern trailhead open to the 3.5 mile marker.

The entire trail will be open Saturday and Sunday.