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Beautiful and Safe

I appreciate that this trail does not allow dogs as I am afraid of dogs and don't like being... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
San Mateo, California
love the whole trail

I found this trail when I first moved to the area and did not tire of it for the 9 years I lived... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Jeannie B
Charleston, South Carolina
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Tree-shaded trail stretching 12 miles.
Skyline Blvd & Crystal Springs Rd, San Mateo, CA 94401, San Mateo, CA
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All reviews crystal springs reservoir parking spot beautiful walk half mile bike ride own pace every saturday great hiking san bruno pushing strollers drinking water total distance early in the morning fresh air mid peninsula peaceful place deer
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

I appreciate that this trail does not allow dogs as I am afraid of dogs and don't like being charged. I can relax and enjoy my walk here not having to worry about that. I also like that the park ranger has a regular appearance...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

I found this trail when I first moved to the area and did not tire of it for the 9 years I lived there! Great trail, easy to get to, yet you feel like you are miles away. Good elevation change at the end (...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jeannie B
Reviewed July 25, 2018

A beautiful walk with views overlooking the reservoir, and a nice place to do some California birding. Beautiful in the early morning.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mark W
Reviewed July 22, 2018

The trail is easy and beautiful. You can move at your own pace and the terrain is nice for strollers and kids. Bring lots of water and make sure you read the sighne

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Markesha T
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice trail to walk and run with family and friends.. great views, parking is plenty. Total distance one-way is 6mi...

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 464neld
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Hey Folks, Great hiking trail along Chrystal Springs Reservoir, paved trail and lots of Serenity in the AM before the wind pick up! Great any time of the day! Closed from Sunset to Sunrise!!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Frank J
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Beautiful trail along the water. Nice views. At the entrance they have a map. The beginning part of the trail is paved. Not sure about the rest as we didn’t make it that far. They have bathrooms and benches at the front of the trail....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alan H
Reviewed March 29, 2018

This is a great place for walking, riding your bicycle or running. The trail has distance marking every half a mile which is very convenient. Some of the areas are covered by trees but others are full exposed to the sun and weather. Keep in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JohnWFG
Reviewed March 11, 2018

I used to roller blade here regularly. It is well maintained and light and airy. Lots of friendly people and parking is free.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank IMollyQ
Reviewed February 22, 2018

This paved trail winds along the Crystal Springs reservoir. Very pretty, and if you wanted to go for a run without worrying about cars (or bike with a child free of cars), this is a great place. If you do bike, please observe the posted...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Stephanie C
May 18, 2018|
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Response from 415Mark650 | Reviewed this property |
There is cell service. Even though the trail seems rural and remote, it is actually not that far from civilization. Just feels that way
March 7, 2017|
Response from Bob M | Reviewed this property |
The bridge is currently undergoing replacement. Latest info on the project has a winter 2017 end date.
March 3, 2017|
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