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    Old Haul Road construction closure

    Quote Originally Posted by San Mateo County Parks

    • Starting in May Old Haul Road and associated trails will be partially closed due to an infrastructure improvement and hazard reduction project. The closure is between Towne Fire Road and the Snag Trail and includes the following trails:
      • Old Haul Road From Towne Fire Road to Snag Trail
      • Shaw Flat Trail From Shaw Flat Camp to Old Haul Road
      • Ocean View Trail From Butano Ridge Road to Old Haul Road

      See a map of the closure
      This project is being undertaken to ensure the long term viability of infrastructure and the safety of park users. Please be careful and alert when approaching construction areas, and please observe posted closures when they appear. The closure is expected to end October 15, 2020.


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    I remember cutting my mtb teeth in the early 90s on those trails. Back in the day we'd argue with the rangers that we weren't on brown schwinns like the posted signs. Horses and hikers had exclusive rights to many trails. Epic riding tho on old skool cro-moly hardtails. How times have changed as I bomb established Nor-Cal trails on my full suspension carbon dirt skoot......

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    It looks like this project turned out to be quite fortuitous. Looking at the fire map plus some things I've read on the web, Old Haul Road was a surprising effective firebreak for the CZU wildfire.
    Long live long rides

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    Not MTB related but this thread brings back some memories. 40ish years ago I lived right across the street from Sam McDonald Park... in Patty Hearst's cabin in the woods. Often would just blow off grad school to go for hikes in the park. Wish I'd known about MTB back then.

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