Length: 5 mi (8 km)
Elevation: +476/298 ft
Total: 68 riders
Mountain Biking Pogonip Open Space
#86 of 987 mountain bike trails in California
#1192 in the world
The word Pogonip means 'icy fog' in Shoshone.
The Pogonip area consists of a mix of forested areas and meadow.
Of the 8 miles of singletrack and fire road in the Pogonip, approximately 2.5 miles are open to bikes: Rincon Connector, Rincon Road and U-Con Trail plus the MBoSC-built Emma McCrary Trail, a beginner friendly, 1.5 mile multi-use trail that provides vehicle-free access to UCSC from downtown Santa Cruz.
Bicycles are prohibited on all other trails.
Before you go
- No Drinking water
- No E-bikes permitted
- No Fat biking allowed in winter
- No Fee required
- No Lift service
- No Night riding allowed
- No Pump track
- No Restrooms
1) The Rincon carpark on Hwy 9
2) 333 Golf Club Drive, Santa Cruz, Ca, 95060
System trails (3)
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