Wunderlich Park, a hillside area of redwood forest, open meadows, and beautiful oaks and madrones, this area was once the ranch of the Folger family and was donated to the County by Martin Wunderlich. The park is largely open space, with a system of beautiful trails. Both, riding and hiking are available.
Location: Wunderlich County Park, Woodside, California - Bear Gulch Trail
Directions: 4040 Woodside Road, Woodside 94062 - (650)851-1210
- From the North
Turn off at the Woodside Road (Highway 84) exit. Turn westbound (towards Woodside). Proceed approximately 3 miles through the Town of Woodside. The main park entrance will be on the west (right) side of the roadway. The entrance sign is wooden and next to a yellow emergency phone box. Pay attention to your speed in Woodside or you'll be involuntarily contributing to the General Fund.
- From the South
Take the 280 Sand Hill exit west. Go on past the Whisky Hill intersection, up and over a small hill, and turn right onto Portola Road just after passing the gate to Jasper Ridge preserve. Bear left at the Y, staying on Portola. Portola will T into 84 (Woodside Road), turn right on 84. After half a mile or so watch for the Wunderlich entrance on the left. (Clearly signed; don't be fooled by an entrance to a private stable area.)
Agency: San Mateo County Parks - Carla Schoof, San Mateo Volunteer Coordinator
Supervisor: Hank Magnuski
Project Lead: Hank Magnuski
Additional Information: Participants should bring water, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, lunch and normal precautions against poison oak exposure (work gloves, long sleeved shirts and long pants). The Trail Center provides tools, training, gloves, and refreshments after the workday.