Action

This page provides information for various advocacy actions and related links. In all interactions with others, please be respectful. An initial action that all can take is to sign the petition to save the historic woodland trees and preserve the woodland, its trails, its beautiful picnic areas, and protect the wildlife.

Take action now!

Because the Reimagine Flood Park plan has already been approved, it will be carried out and the woodland trees will be cut down, unless the community demonstrates that a very large portion of the park-using community wants the trees saved. This is very much an uphill battle!

SPECIAL ALERT — The San Mateo County Parks Department is holding a Community meeting via Zoom to present the plan and get input from the community. It’s on Wednesday, February 2nd, from 5:30 to 7:00 PM. Please attend and speak up for keeping the woodland intact!You can reach the meeting online by clicking this .  County’s public meeting announcement is .



You can enter your e-mail address and we’ll send you session information as soon as it’s available.


Available DIY Print Handouts

We have two handouts that can be printed and distributed. Thank you for helping!

  • This handout is meant to print on 8.5×11 paper – it has a 2-up layout that then can be cut in half after printing. Link
  • This 4×6 card can be printed out or sent to your favorite photo service for making 4×6 photos. Link

County Contacts

When emailing County staff and officials, please copy Contact@FloodPark.org as this will provide a way to insure that county is receiving your emails and provide an understanding of our community’s concerns and feedback is.

Board of Supervisors
Don Horsley dHorsley@smcgov.org
Warren Slocum wSlocum@smcgov.org
Carol Groom cGroom@smcgov.org
Dave Pine dPine@smcgov.org 
David Canepa dCanepa@smcgov.org
All supervisors can be reached at for board meetings: BoardFeedBack@smcgov.org

County Manager, Michael Callagy mCallagy@smcgov.org
County Parks Director, Nicholas Calderon nCalderon@smcgov.org 

For our website Contact@FloodPark.org

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News & events

New Flood Park Hours (thru March)

County Parks department has modified the hours for Flood Park for the change of season. Hours now are: December – February 8:00AM – 5:00 P.M.

Pest Mgmt – Ground Squirrels

San Mateo County Parks has posted an announcement that Flood Park will be closed several times prior to Feb 18th to address the over population

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