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A nearly 12-mile out-and-back on mostly singletrack.


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11.7

Miles

18.8

KM

75%

Singletrack

1,121' 342 m

High

42' 13 m

Low

1,199' 366 m

Up

1,199' 365 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

15%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Allowed

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Family Friendly Family-friendly, multi-use trails.

Overview

Smooth, flowing Santa Cruz-style singletrack with great views of the redwood forest. Fun to be found for riders of any skill level.

Need to Know

No water, no restroom access.

Description

Park at Golf Club Drive and start on Emma McCrary Trail (EMT). Cross over the Rincon doubletrack and head up U-Con to Chinquapin Trail. Pick up Pipeline behind the (first set of) water towers. End at Twin Gates.

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Trail Ratings

  5.0 from 2 votes

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in Pogonip

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Bridges all good. Trails clear and fun.
Jul 18, 2022 near Pasatiempo, CA
Not too dusty...
Jul 18, 2022 near Felton, CA
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.
Apr 3, 2017 near Pasatiempo, CA
Pogonip trailhead kiosk.
Jan 26, 2023 near Santa Cruz, CA
Top of the ride seems to be the most rewarding
Jul 1, 2018 near Felton, CA
UCSC Upper Campus gate at Empire Grade and Chinquapin Trail.
Jan 26, 2023 near Felton, CA

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