Level: Intermediate
Length: 5 mi (8 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +1,370/ -1,549 ft
Total: 48 riders

Mountain Biking Old Growth

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#170 of 1,003 mountain bike trails in California
#2,355 in the world

On the east side there is a road leading to some condos. At the bottom is legal single track. Old Growth area. Wander around can not get too lost houses at top Nissen to the south across the creek.

First added by Juan_Gear on Feb 10, 2006. Last updated May 1, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
Hwy 1 south of Santa Cruz to State Park Drive, east over freeway, left on Soquel drive Park in parking lot for Food market on left.
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  • gpasquin

    Aptos Rancho Trail - this is really part of Nisene Marks and connects with the rest of the legal single track trails that follow the creek until the steel bridge or back across the creek and up the hill to Vienna Woods Trail for more single track or connect into the Aptos Grade Fire Road for more distance.

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  • gab26

    Great trails. Took me a while to find them though.

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  • Juan_Gear

    This is great fun. log bridges, tight, roots, monster trees, Find the apposall Tree it the mother of this forest (cool)

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