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Sawyer Camp Trail

Skyline Blvd & Crystal Springs Rd, San Mateo, CA 94401, San Mateo, CA
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Only thing missing is my dog

Hey Folks, Great hiking trail along Chrystal Springs Reservoir, paved trail and lots of Serenity... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Frank J
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San Mateo, California
Great paved trail with beautiful views

Beautiful trail along the water. Nice views. At the entrance they have a map. The beginning part of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alan H
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San Francisco, California
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Tree-shaded trail stretching 12 miles.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Skyline Blvd & Crystal Springs Rd, San Mateo, CA 94401, San Mateo, CA
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"crystal springs reservoir"
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"beautiful scenery"
in 7 reviews
"cars parked"
in 3 reviews
"great walk"
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"parking spot"
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"half mile"
in 4 reviews
"bike ride"
in 4 reviews
"paved walk"
in 2 reviews
"every saturday"
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"san bruno"
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"pushing strollers"
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"drinking water"
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"south entrance"
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"long run"
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"early in the morning"
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"decent parking"
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"fresh air"
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Reviewed yesterday

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!!

Thank Frank J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Alan H
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Reviewed 29 March 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

Thank JohnWFG
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

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

Thank IMollyQ
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I love how close this is to the town but it also feels like that you’re far away and that I can go and look at nature and birds and all sorts of other things that I can’t see in the city

1  Thank Alzor S
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Reviewed 23 February 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

1  Thank Wanderdogs
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

When you see this amazing paved trail, you won’t believe it’s minutes from the freeway, the downtowns of several cities and thousands of homes. But whether you start from the north in Millbrae or the south in San Mateo, Sawyer Camp Trial is an absolute...More

Thank 415Mark650
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I walk this trail at least once a week, sometimes more. There are two entrances but the southern end is more popular. No matter which season of the year you go, the Crystal Springs Lake is beautiful! If you get lucky you’ll come across deer-there...More

Thank Ann H
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Feel the energy of folks running or walking. Enjoy the beauty of the greenery, water and wildlife. Catch up with a friend or just find time to focus on you... doing something that is good for you in so many ways.

Thank Jeannette S
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

A few of us rode the trail on our way from South SF to Fremont. This has hands down the best part of the ride. A well maintained trail that is used by walkers, runners, and cyclists. You can hardly tell you are 5 min...More

Thank Luv2hikejulie
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Stephanie C
19 May 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
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alchemist405
7 March 2017|
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Response from Bob M | Reviewed this property |
The bridge is currently undergoing replacement. Latest info on the project has a winter 2017 end date.
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alchemist405
4 March 2017|
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Response from squidman212travel | Reviewed this property |
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