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      Nisene includes a small network of beginner friendly trails near the entrance and bottom of the park. If you’re interested in the monstrous 13-mile climb to the top of the ridge, you’ll be rewarded with the amazing trails of “Demo” for an epic day on the bike.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: State Park
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      Access Info:
      Best place to park is Aptos Village near Epicenter Cycling and ride into the park via Aptos Creek Rd.
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      Region Details
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      • 7

      Region Status
      Open as of 1 day

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      24
      Trails Mountain Bike
      15
      Trails E-Bike
      5
      Trails Hike
      25
      Trails Trail Running
      25
      Total Distance
      40 miles
      Total Descent
      10,178 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,538 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,593 ft
      Reports
      109
      Photos
      53
      Ridden Counter
      4,259

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 3 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 9 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 47 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance

      Photos of Nisene Marks Mountain Bike

      9 |
      Mar 3, 2021 @ 6:59am
      Mar 3, 2021
      20 |
      Mar 3, 2021 @ 6:59am
      Mar 3, 2021
      16 |
      Jan 25, 2021 @ 4:40pm
      Jan 25, 2021
      13 |
      Jan 25, 2021 @ 4:39pm
      Jan 25, 2021
      18 |
      Jan 25, 2021 @ 4:38pm
      Jan 25, 2021
      51 |
      Jan 19, 2021 @ 10:33pm
      Jan 19, 2021
      101 |
      Sep 28, 2020 @ 11:00pm
      Sep 28, 2020
      36 |
      Sep 28, 2020 @ 11:00pm
      Sep 28, 2020

      Videos of Nisene Marks Mountain Bike

      Aptos Creek
      45:35 | 333 | Jul 23, 2020 , Aptos
      youtuber LETS RIDE // Santa Cruz California

      17:45 | 396 | Apr 4, 2018
      First ride with the Gopro Karma Grip
      983 | Jan 8, 2018 , Aptos

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Aptos Creek Road
      Jun 13, 2021 @ 10:57am
      1 day
      DryhairyotterE-Bike
      Mesa Grande Wall
      May 5, 2021 @ 5:22pm
      May 5, 2021
      Dryaguynamedjoe SCMTS Staff
      Vienna Woods Trail
      Apr 28, 2021 @ 5:25pm
      Apr 28, 2021
      Dryaguynamedjoe SCMTS Staff
      Carmichael County Trail
      Apr 28, 2021 @ 5:25pm
      Apr 28, 2021
      Dryaguynamedjoe SCMTS Staff
      Advocate Tree
      Apr 27, 2021 @ 12:18pm
      Apr 27, 2021
      Dryaguynamedjoe SCMTS Staffreally narrow in one spot from erosion on...
      Split Stuff
      Apr 27, 2021 @ 12:18pm
      Apr 27, 2021
      Idealaguynamedjoe SCMTS Staff
      Hinckley Basin Fire Road
      Mar 4, 2021 @ 1:22pm
      Mar 4, 2021
      Variableaguynamedjoe SCMTS Staff Light deadfall from last winds.
      Aptos Rancho Trail
      Jul 20, 2020 @ 11:32am
      Jul 20, 2020
      IdealRocklinrolla1Hike
      Terrace Trail
      Mar 28, 2016 @ 9:27am
      Mar 28, 2016
      UnknowndirtvertIt's Terrace Trail. TERRACE!

      Activity Feed

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      user #2557263hairyotteraddreportAptos Creek Road
      Jun 13, 2021 @ 3:19pm
      1 day
      user #1816336suitcaseofcouragewishlisttrailAptos Creek Road
      Jun 3, 2021 @ 3:58pm
      Jun 3, 2021
      user #2543780RT29erriddentrailAptos Creek Road
      Jun 1, 2021 @ 8:31pm
      Jun 1, 2021
      user #2139980jschekaddreportLoma Prieta Grade
      May 31, 2021 @ 9:54pm
      May 31, 2021
      user #2308829dolphin2421wishlisttrailAptos Creek Road
      May 29, 2021 @ 9:47pm
      May 29, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #932123aguynamedjoetrailBuzzard Lagoon SpurWhile not a fun trail to ride, if you like...
      Feb 23, 2021 @ 11:52am
      Feb 23, 2021
      user #2267282RoadkilltestertrailAptos Creek RoadGreat ride but avoid the weekends...crazy...
      Sep 28, 2020 @ 11:03pm
      Sep 28, 2020
      user #1877613Bombadil13reportAptos Creek RoadBeautiful ride. The section past the first...
      Dec 4, 2019 @ 7:01pm
      Dec 4, 2019
      user #1837151CpinitrailAptos Rancho TrailFantastic trail to train your young kids on. A...
      Jun 30, 2019 @ 6:24pm
      Jun 30, 2019
      user #1602090lodockreportHinckley Basin Fire RoadGreat ride just real steep at the end
      Aug 7, 2018 @ 9:34pm
      Aug 7, 2018

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1426 miles5,948 ft10 miles2,539 ft
      #3,720#1,685531113,632
      E-Bike517 miles2,231 ft5 miles2,438 ft
      98106
      Hike2540 miles10,157 ft17 miles2,539 ft
      #3,172#1,566111282
      Trail Running2540 miles10,157 ft17 miles2,539 ft
      #3,175#1,56511172
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