San Mateo has an abundance of nature. Residents of San Mateo have very active lifestyles, and the city makes this very easy to achieve, with natural sites as their gym. Coyote Point has amazing views and a popular site for walking, jogging, cycling, and picnics. San Mateo also has hiking trails and nature preserves nearby, the closest being Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve. But Laurelwood Park, Seal Point Park, and Coyote Point Recreation Area are also nearby.