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“A Gem of a Park in San Mateo County”

Coyote Point Recreation Area
Ranked #2 of 27 things to do in San Mateo
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

Wow! I never know this treasure existed before last week. I was heading for Poplar Creek Golf Course but took a wrong turn, as I was unfamiliar with the area. I found myself on a road that followed the San Francisco South Bay curving around this beautiful part of San Mateo. It turned out to be Coyote Point Drive and I saw the entrance to the 670 acre recreation area. This is the perfect weekend escape - walking trails, playgrounds for the kids, picnic grounds, and scenic beauty galore. Impressive and inviting.

Thank VWriter
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

We love coming for walks at Coyote Point. It is often rather breezy but the view of the bay is beautiful and it is so relaxing to see all the people walking their dogs and flying kites. It's awesome to see the birds in their natural habitats and see the sailboats on the bay. The kids love to stop by the playground area which is kid friendly and safe.

1  Thank squidman212travel
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

There is also a beach where people swim, but mostly wind surf. It's fun to watch. Has a little boardwalk with ice cream carts. Lovely picnic areas in the woodsy area. Lots of locals and a chance to see the diversity of San Mateo County's climate and people.

Thank Katherine S
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Lots of animals are there that can't live in the wild anymore because of the injuries. Most animals there included a bird sanctuary which had golden eagles, barn owls and there were also ducks and turtles swimming in the water. There's were also bird eggs waiting to hatch. Great educational experience for both kids and adults.

2  Thank PickyPickyTracy_CA
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

This knights' castle playground is amazing, especially if your kids like knights/castles/etc. The site is beautiful and it's fun to watch the airplanes. It does cost $6.25 to get into the park, which seems a bit steep. Also, I observed two different parents act very aggressively toward other parents about minor kids' issues (pushing, etc.). I have never seen parents act so aggressively before (this wasn't directed at my kids, but it still felt intimidating and a bit unsafe). Probably a fluke, but did sour our time there a bit.

Thank CapitalHill
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