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Great Park, great features, trails need better markers

If one hikes to the top of Sugarloaf from this park, the views are spectacular. However the trails... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2016
San Mateo, California
Nice and quiet

I drove by this park for years, Decided to go check it out and during the week its very quiet. On... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2015
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3471 Glendora Dr, San Mateo, CA 94403-3945
+1 650-522-7400
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We had a church picnic here because every place else was booked. It is small and very disappointing. Useful for kids sports practices not much else.

Thank IMollyQ
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Laurelwood Park is a delightful place to visit and enjoy. It was completely redone and updated about 8 years ago. New picnic area, new restrooms, new lawn area, new children's play area with safety surfaces and an area for educational meetings among native shrubs and...More

1  Thank Bob F
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The main part of the park is small and cute with a good playground for kids. Not too much for adults here if you don't like to walk in the woods or hike up a steep trail.

Thank drivin_n_cryin
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a very nice little park that is located up in the hills above San Mateo. It has a good playground and plenty of lawn areas. It can be windy up there in the afternoons.

Thank rastacubbie
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We have taken our grandchildren to this park several times and have found it to be perfect for a picnic, great playground, and an adjacent hiking trail that our grandson loves to take up to the top of the mountain!

Reviewed 4 August 2016

we visited the children's playground my grandson of seven and me; his grandmother. I thought the playground was built for children age 3-5. not very attractive for his age group.But....the field and the trees were very appealing and he loved it.

Thank Hanniedutch
Reviewed 21 July 2016

If one hikes to the top of Sugarloaf from this park, the views are spectacular. However the trails are NOT clearly marked, making it easy to get confused or lost. Even locals who go there regularly were not sure about some trails. Climb to the...More

Thank LH L
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I am fortunate enough to live directly across the street from Laurelwood Park and utilize their walking trails almost every day. There was a remodel about five years ago in which a restroom was added as well as a charming playground for the little ones....More

1  Thank Susiee0028
Reviewed 19 February 2016

This is a great park in the prestigious Laurelwood neighborhood in the mountains of San Mate. The trail head informs you that you share this park with the local mountain lions who sleep in its farthest environs making it most safe for hiking by daylight....More

Thank TundrainRoma
Reviewed 11 December 2015

I drove by this park for years, Decided to go check it out and during the week its very quiet. On the weekend its popular with families and dogs. Its not a dog park but many people bring their dogs so if you do not...More

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