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Level: Intermediate
Length: 5 mi (8 km)
Surface: Fire Road
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +1,443/ -1,294 ft
Total: 204 riders

Mountain Biking UCSC

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#39 of 1,005 mountain bike trails in California
#790 in the world

University of California Santa Cruz's upper campus preserve provides fire road connectivity between Pogonip, Henry Cowell and Wilder Ranch State Park.

MBoSC is currently working with UCSC and other interested parties on trail development in the preserve. Bikes are currently allowed on access roads only.

First added by megafuntime on May 11, 2007. Last updated May 11, 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
From the base of UCSC, head up Glenn Coolidge, left on Hagaar, left on McLaughlin, right on Chinquapin. Trail has entrances to your right and to your left. There are also entrances above Kresge College and Colleges 9&10.

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