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Wilder Ranch State Park

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Recommended Routes in Wilder Ranch State Park - 4

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Favorite Redwood "fairy rings" on the Old Cabin Trail.
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
Favorite This is the typical quality of the trail in the spring. The 2 muddy spots were at a similar grade/width as this so they're easy to navigate.
Intermediate

Circle Loop

18.5 mi 29.8 km 1,310' Up 399.36 m Up 1,316' Down 401.17 m Down

Santa Cruz, CA
Favorite the views are just phenomenal!! One of the most relaxing ride I've ever ridden! Photo by Dinno Domingo.
Easy

Wilder Ranch Coast Trail

14.3 mi 23.1 km 148' Up 45.15 m Up 148' Down 45.11 m Down

Santa Cruz, CA
Favorite the views are just phenomenal!! One of the most relaxing ride I've ever ridden! Photo by Dinno Domingo.
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

Wilder Ranch State Park Biking

  • 98 Miles 158 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 10 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 8 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Wilder Ranch State Park - 14

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2.1 mi 3.4 km #1Enchanted Loop
Difficult
Santa Cruz, CA
Difficult
Santa Cruz, CA 39 
1.5 mi 2.4 km #2Old Cabin
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA 14 
1.7 mi 2.7 km #3Engleman's Loop - Singletrack
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
4.7 mi 7.6 km #4Ohlone Bluff Trail
Easy
Santa Cruz, CA
Easy
Santa Cruz, CA 12 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #5Engleman's Loop - Doubletrack
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA 12 
3.7 mi 5.9 km #6Eucalyptus Loop
Intermediate
Pasatiempo, CA
Intermediate
Pasatiempo, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #7Twin Oaks
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
6.4 mi 10.3 km #8Wilder Ridge Loop
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA 18 
0.9 mi 1.5 km #9Zane Grey Cutoff: Steep, technical and rocky
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km #10Chinquapin Trail
Intermediate
Felton, CA
Intermediate
Felton, CA
1.6 mi 2.5 km #11Cowboy Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Santa Cruz, CA
2.3 mi 3.7 km #12Long Meadow
Easy/Intermediate
Felton, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Felton, CA
2.2 mi 3.6 km #13Old Cove Landing Trail
Easy
Santa Cruz, CA
Easy
Santa Cruz, CA
3.2 mi 5.2 km #14Baldwin Loop
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA 20 

Photos of Wilder Ranch State Park - 62

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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
Last beach before we turned around
Apr 15, 2013 near Santa Cruz, CA
Scenic viewpoint everywhere!
Apr 15, 2013 near Santa Cruz, CA
Sunset view
Apr 15, 2013 near Santa Cruz, CA
Jumping off the cliff?
Apr 15, 2013 near Santa Cruz, CA
Wilder Ranch State Park - Enchanted Loop - Twin Oaks - Wilder Ridge
May 9, 2018 near Santa Cruz, CA
Found ourselves making plenty of stops just to admire the complete beauty of where we were at
Feb 13, 2018 near Santa Cruz, CA
The first cove and viewing spot at the start of trail
Feb 13, 2018 near Santa Cruz, CA