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Wilder Ranch Coast Trail

 4.3 (20)

14.0 Miles 22.5 Kilometers


65%

Singletrack

135' 41 m

Ascent

-135' -41 m

Descent

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Avg Grade (0°)

2%

Max Grade (1°)

68' 21 m

High

43' 13 m

Low

Shared By Johnny Yip

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All Clear 38 days ago
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A scenic ride along the Santa Cruz beaches.

Johnny Yip

Dogs No Dogs

Features eMTB allowed

Overview

This is a family friendly trail that offers panoramic views of the Santa Cruz coast.

Description

This ride follows the coastline within Wilder Ranch State Park. The trail is above the cliff-band but you can hike your bike down to many of the beaches along the way. You can literally spend hours on this ride just to soak in the view.

You can do a loop by riding back on Hwy 1 but I would rather ride back the same way to enjoy a different set of views. This is a popular area so watch out for hikers.

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Sep 7, 2018
Kevin sypniewski
Aug 8, 2018
Erik James
3mi
Jul 8, 2018
Jeongkeun Lee
Jul 7, 2018
Dimitri Pecoski
Really fun and nice trail. Incredible views of cliffs and coastline. No fog, windy. 15.6mi
Jun 10, 2018
Pat Burke
28mi
Jun 9, 2018
Dave Rowland
May 12, 2018
Mary Ellen Goodwin
Tall prickly grass beautiful views
May 7, 2018
Shane Sawicky
Absolutely beautiful trail along the coastal bluffs of Santa Cruz! Very easy ride for everyone in the family; very little elevation gain as well...

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  4.3 from 20 votes

#515

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  4.3 from 20 votes
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#73

in California

#515

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14,826 Since Apr 11, 2013
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