Atherton is an incorporated town in San Mateo County, California, and is conveniently located between San Francisco and San Jose. Atherton is home to a rich history and natural beauty. Here you can explore outdoor sites like Bear Gulch Reservoir and Huddart Park. The Pearson-Arastradero Preserve is perfect for hiking, biking and horseback riding. Holbrook-Palmer Park, is an open, tree-covered, 22-acre park, which offers recreational programs and has facilities for functions. Enjoy living in proximity to plenty of options for entertainment and amenities in Palo Alto and Redwood City.