Burlingame’s Trees Today

Village Park in North Burlingame. Photo © Danica Hodge

Today, a century after the establishment of Burlingame, the leafy suburb envisioned by town founders retains much of its originally planned character. There are more than 18,000 trees in Burlingame, and the city remains a rich site for a diverse selection of tree species. Explore how the city has embraced its designation as a “Tree City USA,” discover the wide range of species in Washington Park, and see how the trees of Burlingame continue to inspire community involvement.