Santa Cruz

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101 mi 162 km

Rides

71 mi 115 km

Trails

54

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

Food and Drink

After the Ride: Local Favorites

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 ❤❤❤
Salsa's Taco Bar There's an entire vegan section on the menu here. It had about a dozen options. Unparalleled!
Rumble Fish Try the bento box - #yummy
Maya Nice people good food!
Auntie Mame's Read the specials first. Menu is very flexible too
Redwood Sandwich Co. BLTA and the chicken caprese are awesome.
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
ABC Chinese Bom dia :-) :-) :-)
Erik's DeliCafe Farmers Market sandwich is the closest thing to vegan feeding you can find here. It's a very dairy driven establishment.
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 awesome. Everything. You cannot go wrong.
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.
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!!
Dharma's This place is amazing! Never had anything that i didn't like!
4250 Capitola Rd, Capitola CA — (831) 462-1717
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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
Bad / Closed
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52 days ago
20 
2.0 mi 3.3 km
#2 Emma McCrary Trail
Santa Cruz, CA
2.0 mi 3.3 km Santa Cruz, CA
All Clear
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Mostly Dry, Some Mud - Great time to ride this trail. 2 sections of light mud, 1 of the 2 you MIGHT walk your bike, but nothing too major! Tough gr...
22 days ago
14 
1.9 mi 3.1 km
#3 Enchanted Loop
Santa Cruz, CA
1.9 mi 3.1 km Santa Cruz, CA
Minor Issues
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Some Mud
45 days ago
13 
1.4 mi 2.2 km
#4 Braille Trail
Day Valley, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km Day Valley, CA
Bad / Closed
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52 days ago
12 
2.4 mi 3.8 km
#5 Ridge Trail
Day Valley, CA
2.4 mi 3.8 km Day Valley, CA
Bad / Closed
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Muddy - Sign out front says trails are closed due to weather. Misdemeanors are threatened to violators
11 days ago
14.2 mi 22.9 km
#6 Aptos Creek Fire Road
Aptos, CA
14.2 mi 22.9 km Aptos, CA
Minor Issues
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Muddy, Fallen Trees - Multiple trees down, mud slides above sand point, must get off and hike/carry bike over where mud slide is completely across ...
58 days ago
2.0 mi 3.2 km
#7 Sawpit Trail
Day Valley, CA
2.0 mi 3.2 km Day Valley, CA
Bad / Closed
Update
52 days ago
0.8 mi 1.3 km
#8 U-con Trail
Pasatiempo, CA
0.8 mi 1.3 km Pasatiempo, CA
Minor Issues
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Muddy: Really muddy at the top
69 days ago
4.7 mi 7.6 km
#9 Ohlone Bluff Trail
Santa Cruz, CA
4.7 mi 7.6 km Santa Cruz, CA
Unknown
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3.7 mi 5.9 km
#10 Eucalyptus Loop
Pasatiempo, CA
3.7 mi 5.9 km Pasatiempo, CA
Minor Issues
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Some Mud: Watch out for deep ruts in some of the fire roads.
38 days ago
1.1 mi 1.8 km
#11 Twin Oaks
Santa Cruz, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km Santa Cruz, CA
Minor Issues
Update
Some Mud
45 days ago
1.5 mi 2.4 km
#12 Old Cabin
Santa Cruz, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km Santa Cruz, CA
Minor Issues
Update
Some Mud
45 days ago
1.9 mi 3.0 km
#13 Corral Trail
Day Valley, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km Day Valley, CA
Bad / Closed
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Muddy - Sign out front says trails are closed due to weather. Misdemeanors are threatened to violators
11 days ago
2.3 mi 3.7 km
#14 Long Meadow
Felton, CA
2.3 mi 3.7 km Felton, CA
Bad / Closed
Update
58 days ago
3.7 mi 5.9 km
#15 Engleman's Loop
Santa Cruz, CA
3.7 mi 5.9 km Santa Cruz, CA
Minor Issues
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Some Mud
45 days ago
Aptos, CA
1.6 mi 2.6 km Aptos, CA
Unknown
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1.6 mi 2.5 km
#17 Cowboy Loop
Santa Cruz, CA
1.6 mi 2.5 km Santa Cruz, CA
Bad / Closed
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Some Mud, Fallen Trees - Open but overgrown and full of holes. Not fun
20 days ago
6.4 mi 10.2 km
#18 Hihn's Mill Road
Day Valley, CA
6.4 mi 10.2 km Day Valley, CA
Bad / Closed
Update
Muddy - Sign out front says trails are closed due to weather. Misdemeanors are threatened to violators
11 days ago
Day Valley, CA
1.6 mi 2.6 km Day Valley, CA
Bad / Closed
Update
52 days ago
6.4 mi 10.3 km
#20 Wilder Ridge Loop
Santa Cruz, CA
6.4 mi 10.3 km Santa Cruz, CA
Minor Issues
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Some Mud
45 days ago
Santa Cruz, CA
2.2 mi 3.6 km Santa Cruz, CA
Minor Issues
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Some Mud
45 days ago
1.4 mi 2.2 km
#22 Chinquapin Trail
Felton, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km Felton, CA
Unknown
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3.2 mi 5.2 km
#23 Baldwin Loop
Santa Cruz, CA
3.2 mi 5.2 km Santa Cruz, CA
Minor Issues
Update
Some Mud
45 days ago

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