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Santa Cruz

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71 mi 115 km of trail 6 Featured Rides

Easy Trails 16 Trails Intermediate Trails 11 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails

Food & Drink

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Garden Liquor & Deli Best sandwhich in town
1815 Soquel Dr, Santa Cruz CA — (831) 475-9191
Malone's Grille A Big Wave and patti's Caesar with some sweet potato fries thrown in for good measure !!! Life is good after a walk on west cliff ❤❤❤
Habanero's There's an entire vegan section on the menu here. It had about a dozen options. Unparalleled!
The Jerk House Get the house salad and a glass of wine.
Rumble Fish Try the bento box - #yummy
Auntie Mame's Biscuits and gravy are to die for. Great service too.
Redwood Sandwich Co. Awesome made to order sandwich. Friendly and fast service.
Silver Spur Restaurant Good food, good service. Family and food. Doesn't get much better than that.
2650 Soquel Dr, Santa Cruz CA — (831) 475-2725
Erik's DeliCafe Sandwiches are solid but I wish you got a little more considering what you pay for them.
Kao Sook Thai Cuisine Plus side: place smells great, the service was excellent, and the Tom Kha Koong is delicious... Cons: Bathroom reeks of perfume, and the Panang curry is way too hot.
Surf City Sandwich Everything here is amazing. You can't go wrong. If you just can't decide, the Philly is a good place to start.
Chubby's Diner Real potato fries. Closes at 3pm daily! Dinner menu is still available.
Star of Siam I've had curries and noodle dishes here. Always fresh tasting, well balanced flavors. Service is fast and pleasant. My go-to Thai place in the area!
3005 Porter St, Soquel CA — (831) 479-0366
Roux Dat Excellent Po Boy. I had the oysters and they were perfectly breaded and cooked. Great sandwich! Sweet potato fries were good too. I'm backing this place, can't wait to come back.
Sunrise Cafe Mimosa with fresh squeezed orange juice. :)
4718 Soquel Dr, Soquel CA — (831) 462-0466
Pizza My Heart Todos Santos is the shiznit!
2180 41st Ave, Capitola CA — (831) 475-6000
Heavenly Cafe ABT Benedict is a good choice - for the brave there is the Elvis 2.
Miyako Sushi Great Sushi and friendly staff, would definitely go again!!
The Crepe Place order the crepe Alexander, it's super yummy

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Featured Rides in Santa Cruz - 6

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Trails in Santa Cruz - 23

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3.4 mi 5.5 km
#1 Flow Trail
Day Valley, CA
3.4 mi 5.5 km Day Valley, CA
All Clear
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Dry - Fun as heck!
47 days ago
33 
2.0 mi 3.3 km
#2 Emma McCrary Trail
Santa Cruz, CA
2.0 mi 3.3 km Santa Cruz, CA
Unknown
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23 
1.4 mi 2.2 km
#3 Braille Trail
Day Valley, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km Day Valley, CA
Unknown
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19 
1.9 mi 3.1 km
#4 Enchanted Loop
Santa Cruz, CA
1.9 mi 3.1 km Santa Cruz, CA
All Clear
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Dry
20 days ago
17 
0.8 mi 1.3 km
#5 U-con Trail
Pasatiempo, CA
0.8 mi 1.3 km Pasatiempo, CA
Unknown
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2.0 mi 3.2 km
#6 Sawpit Trail
Day Valley, CA
2.0 mi 3.2 km Day Valley, CA
Bad / Closed
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To the best of my understanding, closed indefinitely for logging. :-(
69 days ago
2.4 mi 3.8 km
#7 Ridge Trail
Day Valley, CA
2.4 mi 3.8 km Day Valley, CA
Unknown
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14.2 mi 22.9 km
#8 Aptos Creek Fire Road
Aptos, CA
14.2 mi 22.9 km Aptos, CA
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
35 days ago
1.9 mi 3.0 km
#9 Corral Trail
Day Valley, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km Day Valley, CA
Unknown
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1.1 mi 1.8 km
#10 Twin Oaks
Santa Cruz, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km Santa Cruz, CA
All Clear
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Dry
20 days ago
3.7 mi 5.9 km
#11 Eucalyptus Loop
Pasatiempo, CA
3.7 mi 5.9 km Pasatiempo, CA
Unknown
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1.5 mi 2.4 km
#12 Old Cabin
Santa Cruz, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km Santa Cruz, CA
All Clear
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Dry
20 days ago
2.3 mi 3.7 km
#13 Long Meadow
Felton, CA
2.3 mi 3.7 km Felton, CA
Unknown
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Santa Cruz, CA
4.7 mi 7.6 km Santa Cruz, CA
Unknown
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3.7 mi 5.9 km
#15 Engleman's Loop
Santa Cruz, CA
3.7 mi 5.9 km Santa Cruz, CA
All Clear
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Dry
20 days ago
Aptos, CA
1.6 mi 2.6 km Aptos, CA
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
35 days ago
Day Valley, CA
1.6 mi 2.6 km Day Valley, CA
Unknown
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1.4 mi 2.2 km
#18 Chinquapin Trail
Felton, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km Felton, CA
Unknown
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6.4 mi 10.2 km
#19 Hihn's Mill Road
Day Valley, CA
6.4 mi 10.2 km Day Valley, CA
Unknown
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Santa Cruz, CA
2.2 mi 3.6 km Santa Cruz, CA
All Clear
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Dry
20 days ago
1.6 mi 2.5 km
#21 Cowboy Loop
Santa Cruz, CA
1.6 mi 2.5 km Santa Cruz, CA
All Clear
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Dry
20 days ago
6.4 mi 10.3 km
#22 Wilder Ridge Loop
Santa Cruz, CA
6.4 mi 10.3 km Santa Cruz, CA
All Clear
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Dry
20 days ago
3.2 mi 5.2 km
#23 Baldwin Loop
Santa Cruz, CA
3.2 mi 5.2 km Santa Cruz, CA
All Clear
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Dry
20 days ago

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