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San Bruno Mountain

San Bruno Mountain Park is a landmark of local and regional significance, standing as a unique open-space island in the midst of the peninsula's urbanization at the northern end of the Santa Cruz Mountain Range. The Mountain's ridge line runs in an east-west configuration, with considerable slopes and elevations ranging from 250 feet to 1,314 feet at the summit. The 2,326 acres of rugged landscape offer excellent hiking opportunities and outstanding views of San Francisco and Central Bay Area.

Eight trails make up the trail system in San Bruno Mountain Park: Eucalyptus Loop (1.08 miles), Bog Trail (.77 miles), Old Guadalupe Trail (.8 miles), Summit Loop Trail (3.13 miles), Saddle Loop Trail (2.1 miles), Dairy Ravine Trail (.43 miles), Ridge Trail (2.43 miles), and Old Ranch Road Trail (.71 miles). Some trails are restricted to hikers only. The Ridge Trail is very strenuous and is set-up in an "out-and-back" configuration

Location: San Bruno, California - Bog Trail

Directions: When coming to San Bruno Mountain Park using Highway 101, take the Bayshore Boulevard/Brisbane exit. Proceed on Bayshore Boulevard to Guadalupe Canyon Parkway. Turn west on Guadalupe Canyon Parkway toward the Mountain and proceed to the park entrance on your right.

When coming to San Bruno Mountain Park using Highway 280 North, take the Mission Street exit. Head left (north) on Junipero Serra Blvd. Turn right onto San Pedro Blvd. San Pedro Blvd will turn E Market Street, and E Market Street will turn into Guadalupe Canyon Parkway, which will take you eastward up the canyon. The Park entrance will be on your left toward the top of the hill.

SamTrans buses provide service to key destinations throughout San Mateo County and San Francisco, such as work, schools, malls, civic centers and parks. Please visit SamTrans website to find out how you can take one of their buses to this park.

Agency: San Mateo County Parks

Supervisor: Justin Knowles

Project Lead: Dave Taylor

Additional Information: Participants should bring water, sunscreen, sturdy shoes 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.

Meet at 8:30 a.m. for safety talks and crew assignments. We will start work at 9:00 a.m.

Saturday, June 28, 2014 - Bog Trail & Ridge Trail

Activities: We will be doing some tread repair, tread widening and brushing on the Bog Trail, Ridge Trail and possibly other segments as time permits.

This park has some of the best views in the Bay Area, so be sure to join us for this cleanup work.

You also need to stay in shape for our Sierra trip in July.

See you in San Bruno.
Volunteer

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