Our Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of recreation activities and camps for all ages.
The City of San Mateo has an Art in Public Places ordinance that has been the catalyst in bringing art into the community through private development, facilitated through the Civic Arts Committee.
Explore our many Parks and online picnic rental service to reserve your picnic area. Our picnic areas are very popular, so we recommend booking your picnic area as early as possible.
Our parks are important natural resources, providing approximately 200 acres of open space within the City and many miles of paths and trails not to mention many picnic and play areas.