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Laurelwood Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

3471 Glendora Dr, San Mateo, CA 94403, USA


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About Laurelwood Park

This beautiful park, which is adjacent to Sugarloaf Mountain, has serene walking areas and a playground as well as trails leading into Sugarloaf Mountain.The park was acquired in 1923. The wedge-shaped park underwent a major renovation in 2021.

Attractions Near Laurelwood Park

Crystal Springs Reservoir
Crystal Springs Reservoir3.69km from Laurelwood Park

A pair of artificial lakes located in the northern Santa Cruz Mountains of San Mateo County. It is one of the beautiful recreational location in this area and also there are so many things to ee and do in this natural area.

San Mateo Central Park
San Mateo Central Park3.95km from Laurelwood Park

This is the first public park in San Mateo. It comprises of 16.5 acre and there are so many things to see and do.

The Crystal Springs Regional Trail
The Crystal Springs Regional Trail4.29km from Laurelwood Park

The Crystal Springs Regional Trail is a planned 17.5-mile trail that, when finished, will extend from San Bruno to Woodside. 15.3 miles of the trail are now complete. It provides an alternative recreational route to the 1,210-mile Juan Bautista DeAnza National Historic Trail.The trail serves over 325,000 visitors annually. People of all ages can be seen on a given day, from parents with children in strollers to distance runners.

Pulgas Water Temple
Pulgas Water Temple4.77km from Laurelwood Park

Pulgas Water Temple is a beautiful monument complete with a reflection pool lined with cypress trees and meadows of grass. it was designed in the Beaux Arts style by William Merchant, a San Francisco architect trained by Bernard Maybeck. The water temple was originally built in 1934 (and revamped in 1938) as part of a massive project to bring water to San Francisco by damming up the Hetch Hetchy valley, 160 miles away in the Sierras.

Seal Point Park
Seal Point Park5.65km from Laurelwood Park

A beautiful park, which offers beautiful view of the ocean and also there are so many things to see and do. It includes a multitude of pathways for walking, cycling, bird watching and a 3-acre dog park. You can walk the boardwalk along the Bay Marshes where you can observe wildlife - including the endangered California Clapper Rail.

Leo J. Ryan Park
Leo J. Ryan Park5.84km from Laurelwood Park

Leo J. Ryan Memorial Park offers 20 acres of lawn areas, lagoon access, a gazebo on the lagoon, and restroom facilities. The park is situated on 20 acres which overlook Foster City's lagoon. The park houses the William E. Walker Recreation Center, and includes a waterfront, outdoor amphitheatre, sailboat tie-up facilities, boardwalk, lawn areas, and a gazebo on the lake.

Where is Laurelwood Park

Discover More Attractions in San Mateo County, Where Laurelwood Park Is Located

San Mateo County
San Mateo County
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just south of San Francisco and home to the world-renowned Mavericks surfing competition. The county seat is Redwood City. he county's built-up areas are mostly suburban with some areas being very urban, and are home to several corporate campuses.