Nestled on the San Francisco Peninsula, Belmont is characterized by its wooded hills, vast stretches of open space, and picturesque views of the San Francisco Bay. A city dedicated to preserving its natural beauty, Belmont boasts attractions like the Water Dog Lake Park. Its history, which began in the mid-19th century, is preserved at the Belmont History Room. Notably, Ralston Hall on the Notre Dame de Namur University campus is a local landmark. Serving as a serene suburban escape, Belmont is conveniently located near Highway 101 and Interstate 280, ensuring seamless connectivity to the broader Bay Area.