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San Bruno Mountain State Park

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Subject: Santa Cruz Mountains, Natural Bridges State Marine Reserve, McNee Ranch State Park, Santa Teresa Hills, Tip Toe Falls
Collection: Parks in San Mateo County, California, Santa Cruz Mountains, State Parks of California
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San Bruno Mountain State Park

San Bruno Mountain State Park
View of San Bruno Mountain from the park
Location San Mateo County, California, USA
Governing body California Department of Parks and Recreation

San Bruno Mountain State Park is a state park located in northern San Mateo County, California. It is adjacent to the southern boundary of San Francisco and borders the cities of Brisbane, South San Francisco, Colma and Daly City.

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 park is dominated by San Bruno Mountain which is a 4-mile (6.4 km) ridge. The park provides habitat for several species of rare and endangered plants and butterflies, including the Mission blue butterfly. Trails to the summit afford outstanding views of San Francisco and the Bay Area.

A view of San Francisco from the park

See also

External links

  • San Bruno Mountain Watch Private advocacy group for the park
  • San Mateo County Parks Department The official webpage for the park by the San Mateo County government
  • Topographic Map
  • San Bruno Mountain State Park
  • Trailspotting: Hiking the San Bruno Mountain Summit Loop Trail Description, Photos and GPS/mapping data
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