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Best Trails near San Mateo, California

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on Sugarloaf Hill
13 days ago

Relatively easy hike

on Sugarloaf Hill
3 months ago

hiking

I've hike this area with my dog a few times(on leash) and there are a few side trails you can take to make it longer if you would like. This area is full of ticks so be sure to check yourself and your dog after. If you do this hike and take one of the side trails to end up on East Laurel Creek Rd the best option is to turn around and go the way you came. Many times people walk E. Laurel Creek Rd or San Juan expecting to "loop around" but it will actually take you an additional 5 -10 miles to get back where you started if you go this way.

on Foster City and San Mateo...
5 months ago

trail running

Awesome!

on Sugarloaf Hill
6 months ago

Convenient, kid friendly, and a great view at the summit to have a picnic.

on Sugarloaf Hill
1 year ago

Good

on Sugarloaf Hill
1 year ago

trail running

Good trail runs. Run it twice a week. Nice views of the San Francisco and the rest of the Bay Area too.

on Foster City and San Mateo...
1 year ago

road biking

Nice bike trail. Great breeze. Have to be careful, lots of joggers and walkers... and walkers that do not watch where they are going.

on Foster City and San Mateo...
2 years ago

road biking

very nice place, fun to watch all airplanes flying over. very close to the sea which makes the ride more enjoyable.

on Foster City and San Mateo...
2 years ago

Very easy and nice walk! Worked at Coyote Point, so I walked this everyday!

on Sugarloaf Hill
3 years ago

hiking

Really Dry in Summer - this is a great quicky mile in and out. Flat. Fall and winter provide a creek . Good for doggies ad horses. Lots of indigenous animals and foliage - Poison oak but not on trail. Ticks ! ck ur pup after !

on Foster City and San Mateo...
4 years ago

hiking

I bike this trail just about everyday. Great scenic views of the bay on all sports played on it such as sail boarding and kite boarding which are awesome to watch. Only bad thing is that there really no areas for off roading. Overall great for a relaxing walk/run/bike ride.

on Foster City and San Mateo...
4 years ago

road biking

This is a good beginner course or if you just want to get a quick sprint on your lunch break.

on Foster City and San Mateo...
4 years ago

mountain biking

Bringing a mountain bike on this ride is like taking a Range Rover to the grocery store. It's all flat, paved, marked, etc. There is this one area south of the San Mateo Bridge and north of Oracle that is off the path. It's basically a little mountain bike trick course and it's pretty fun. Other than that, it's a road bike along the bay which means its flat and mostly windy.