The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department is developing plans for public access improvements along the coastal trail at Sharp Park in the city of Pacifica. The improvements are required as part of the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department’s Coastal Development permit for the berm that separates the Sharp Park golf course and the beach at Sharp Park. The permit issued by the California Coastal Commission, requires the installation of the two overlook areas, two vertical access ways, interpretive signage and other trail related amenities. Conceptual plans are available here (Rendering #1). For more information or questions, please contact Lisa Wayne at Lisa.Wayne@sfgov.org or 415-831-6326.
The California drought is taking its toll on lawns around the Bay Area and the grass is as dry as the weather. Golf courses, like Sharp Park in Pacifica, are no exception. They have had to cut back millions of gallons of water. A few golfers on the course have … Continue reading
Beginning on Saturday February 23rd, 2012, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (SFRPD) will begin maintenance of the levee road (also known as the sea wall) at Sharp Park. This popular coastal trail, which offers coastal access and views of the Pacific Ocean, also provides maintenance and emergency vehicle … Continue reading
With the heavy rains this fall, California red-legged frogs (CRLF) have begun breeding at Sharp Park. The wetlands around Laguna Salada and Horsestable Pond at Sharp Park are breeding and foraging habitat for CRLF and another federally protected species the San Francisco garter snake. Please help us protect these species … Continue reading
With the early rains in November, egg mass surveys have begun at Sharp Park. With permission of the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, biologists with the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, have begun conducting visual searches for California red-legged frog egg masses.