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Recommended Routes in Santa Cruz - 7

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Favorite Rippin the berm.
Difficult Difficult

Braille Flow

19.2 mi 30.9 km 3,112' Up 948.4 m Up 3,106' Down 946.73 m Down

Day Valley, CA
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Favorite Pick your line down the Redwood Tree roots.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Wilder Ranch Singletrack Loops

14.1 mi 22.7 km 1,487' Up 453.27 m Up 1,477' Down 450.15 m Down

Santa Cruz, CA
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Favorite Not too dusty...
Intermediate Intermediate

Circle Loop

18.5 mi 29.8 km 1,259' Up 383.63 m Up 1,269' Down 386.67 m Down

Santa Cruz, CA
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Favorite Last beach before we turned around
Easy Easy

Wilder Ranch Coast Trail

14.3 mi 23.1 km 144' Up 43.94 m Up 144' Down 43.9 m Down

Santa Cruz, CA
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Favorite Last beach before we turned around
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Best of Wilder Ranch

16.6 mi 26.7 km 1,371' Up 417.87 m Up 1,361' Down 414.73 m Down

Santa Cruz, CA
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Favorite Sand point benches ocean view.
Intermediate Intermediate

Best of Nisene

18.6 mi 30.0 km 1,951' Up 594.76 m Up 1,945' Down 592.72 m Down

Seacliff, CA
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Favorite Bridges all good. Trails clear and fun.
Intermediate Intermediate

EMT, U-Con, Chinquapin, Pipeline

11.7 mi 18.8 km 1,199' Up 365.55 m Up 1,199' Down 365.48 m Down

Santa Cruz, CA
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Santa Cruz Biking

  • 86 Miles 138 Kilometers of Trail
  • 7 Recommended Routes
  • 5 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 29 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 7 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Santa Cruz - 34

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3.4 mi 5.5 km #1Flow Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Day Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Day Valley, CA 187 
2.1 mi 3.3 km #2Emma McCrary Trail (EMT)
Intermediate Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA 62 
1.4 mi 2.2 km #3Braille Trail
Difficult Difficult
Day Valley, CA
Difficult Difficult
Day Valley, CA 57 
2.1 mi 3.4 km #4Enchanted Loop
Difficult Difficult
Santa Cruz, CA
Difficult Difficult
Santa Cruz, CA 55 
14.2 mi 22.9 km #5Aptos Creek Fire Road
Intermediate Intermediate
Aptos, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Aptos, CA 33 
2.4 mi 3.8 km #6Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Day Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Day Valley, CA 29 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #7Sawpit Trail
Difficult Difficult
Day Valley, CA
Difficult Difficult
Day Valley, CA 24 
0.8 mi 1.3 km #8U-Con Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Pasatiempo, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Pasatiempo, CA 18 
1.7 mi 2.7 km #9Engleman's Loop - Singletrack
Intermediate Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
2.7 mi 4.3 km #10Mailboxes
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Felton, CA
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Felton, CA

Photos of Santa Cruz - 107

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Scenic viewpoint everywhere!
Apr 15, 2013 near Santa Cruz, CA
Sunset view
Apr 15, 2013 near Santa Cruz, CA
Last beach before we turned around
Apr 15, 2013 near Santa Cruz, CA
Ride on!
Jun 3, 2014 near Day Valley, CA
Rippin the berm.
Apr 27, 2016 near Day Valley, CA
the views are just phenomenal!! One of the most relaxing ride I've ever ridden! Photo by Dinno Domingo.
Jul 5, 2016 near Santa Cruz, CA
The bench... the bike... near the Entrance Trail at Glenwood Preserve.
Jul 5, 2020 near Scotts…, CA
4k GoPro riding Braille Flow and Braille Downhill on a Specialized Fuse hardtail 29er
Jan 28, 2021 near Day Valley, CA
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