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Wilder Ranch State Park

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35 mi 56 km of trail 4 Rides

Easy Trails 9 Trails Intermediate Trails 8 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails

Rides 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 • Point to Point • 1,487 ft Ascent 453.27 m Ascent

(48) 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 • Loop • 1,310 ft Ascent 399.36 m Ascent

(32) 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 • Loop • 148 ft Ascent 45.15 m Ascent

(28) 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 • Point to Point • 1,371 ft Ascent 417.87 m Ascent

(20) Santa Cruz, CA

Trails in Wilder Ranch State Park - 13

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2.1 mi 3.4 km #1Enchanted Loop
Difficult
Santa Cruz, CA
Difficult
2.1 mi 3.4 km Santa Cruz, CA 36 
1.5 mi 2.4 km #2Old Cabin
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Santa Cruz, CA 11 
3.7 mi 5.9 km #3Eucalyptus Loop
Intermediate
Pasatiempo, CA
Intermediate
3.7 mi 5.9 km Pasatiempo, CA
3.7 mi 5.9 km #4Engleman's Loop
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate
3.7 mi 5.9 km Santa Cruz, CA 11 
4.7 mi 7.6 km #5Ohlone Bluff Trail
Easy
Santa Cruz, CA
Easy
4.7 mi 7.6 km Santa Cruz, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #6Twin Oaks
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Santa Cruz, CA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #7Zane Grey Cutoff: Steep, technical and rocky
Intermediate/Difficult
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
0.9 mi 1.5 km Santa Cruz, CA
6.4 mi 10.3 km #8Wilder Ridge Loop
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate
6.4 mi 10.3 km Santa Cruz, CA 14 
1.6 mi 2.5 km #9Cowboy Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.6 mi 2.5 km Santa Cruz, CA
2.3 mi 3.7 km #10Long Meadow
Easy/Intermediate
Felton, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.3 mi 3.7 km Felton, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km #11Chinquapin Trail
Intermediate
Felton, CA
Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.2 km Felton, CA
2.2 mi 3.6 km #12Old Cove Landing Trail
Easy
Santa Cruz, CA
Easy
2.2 mi 3.6 km Santa Cruz, CA
3.2 mi 5.2 km #13Baldwin Loop
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate
3.2 mi 5.2 km Santa Cruz, CA 11 

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