Junipero Serra County Park
This park is 108 acres and has fairly flat, dirt hiking trails that are partly shady and partly sunny with panorama views of the Bay Area. Plant and Trees that make home in the park include Coast Live Oak, Arroyo Willow, California Bay Laurel, Madrone, California Buckeye and the introduced Eucalyptus, Monterey Cypress and Monterey Pine. Plants include spring wildflowers, Douglas Iris, Miners Lettuce, Hounds Tongue, California Buttercup, Soap Plant and Owl Clover. Wildlife includes scrub jays, towhees, banana slugs, raccoons, red-tailed hawks and turkey vultures. Watch out for Poison Oak. The visitor center at the park headquarters has habitat exhibits . There is a self-guided one third of a mile Live Oak Nature Trail that has a short interpretive loop. Restrooms are available.
No dogs or other pets allowed. No bicycles allowed.
Park opens at 8 am and closes one half hour before sunset.
The vehicle entrance fee is waived for seniors over 62 years of age.
There are designated handicapped parking spots in every lot. Some trails and picnic areas may be wheelchair accessible for short distances.
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1801 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno CA 940661801 Crystal Springs Road
From Highway 280 (southbound), take the Crystal Springs Road exit. Turn right onto Crystal Springs Road. The park entrance is one half mile up the road on the left hand side. From Highway 280 (northbound), take the Skyline Blvd exit. At the first stoplight turn right onto San Bruno Ave. Turn right onto Crestmoor Dr. The park entrance will be on your right hand side.