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Junipero Serra Park


Junipero Serra Park

San Mateo County Parks Department

Picnic sites, hiking trails.


This foothill park, open all year round, provides family and group picnic areas, hiking and nature trails and shelter buildings. No overnight camping permitted except to youth groups, which must make reservations. Group picnics require reservations for groups of 20 or more at least ten days in advance of outing. Stores nearby. No pets or amplified sound allowed. Beer or wine only permitted.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 1 mile at El Camino and Crystal Springs Road.
1801 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno, CA 94066-4004 37.614588 -122.416447 Parks

Service Options

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Restroom
  • Wheelchair



$5 vehicle entry fee. Group areas reserve for at least $65. Shelter buildings reserve for $155 per day to groups of 25 to 175. Overnight (youth groups only), $1.50 per person. Pay at the self-registration fee station if no one is in the gatehouse. Cash and checks accepted.


General public



How to Apply:

Phone Reservations for group reservation permits.

Service Wait Estimate:

Varies according to season.

Service Areas:

  • Alameda County
  • Contra Costa County
  • Marin County
  • San Francisco County
  • San Mateo County
  • Santa Clara County