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Sawyer Camp Trail

Skyline Blvd & Crystal Springs Rd, San Mateo, CA 94401, San Mateo, CA
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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 2 weeks ago
Jeannie B
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Charleston, South Carolina
Great trail for walking, birding

A beautiful walk with views overlooking the reservoir, and a nice place to do some California... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mark W
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New York City, New York
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Tree-shaded trail stretching 12 miles.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • 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"
in 22 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 7 reviews
"great walk"
in 3 reviews
"parking spot"
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"half mile"
in 4 reviews
"bike ride"
in 4 reviews
"paved walk"
in 2 reviews
"own pace"
in 2 reviews
"every saturday"
in 2 reviews
"great hiking"
in 2 reviews
"san bruno"
in 2 reviews
"pushing strollers"
in 2 reviews
"drinking water"
in 2 reviews
"total distance"
in 2 reviews
"early in the morning"
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"fresh air"
in 3 reviews
"mid peninsula"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Jeannie B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Mark W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Markesha T
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Reviewed 10 July 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...

Thank Cornelio d
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Reviewed 19 June 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!!

Thank Frank J
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Reviewed 1 June 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

Thank Alan H
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Reviewed 30 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 12 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 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

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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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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
8 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 |
yes!
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