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San Mateo County Park Rx
Prescription Program

Improve your health and well-being by spending time outdoors.  Everyone should have access to nature and outdoor spaces to play and rest.

The San Mateo County Park Rx (Park Prescription) program promotes the use and enjoyment of parks and public lands to benefit your physical and mental health.


SMC Park Rx: Who We Are

SMC Park Rx is a medical model that encourages the clinic-to-nature connection. The program empowers health care teams to promote the benefits of nature on one’s physical and mental health by integrating resources within the electronic medical record and clinical setting.


Park Rx Events

San Mateo County Park Rx and our community partners have a number of interpretive events throughout the year. 


Community Partners

San Mateo County’s community partners offer activities, events, and even mobile apps to help make exploring nature and the outdoors even easier. Learn more about upcoming special events and programs in our community.