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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Region Details
      • 38
      • 2
      • 14
      • 39
      • 24

      Region Status
      Open as of 3 days ago
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      MBoSC
      (www.mbosc.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #81
      State Ranking
      #3
      Trails (view details)
      144
      Trails Mountain Bike
      117
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      144
      Trails Trail Running
      144
      Trails Horse
      15
      Total Distance
      159 miles
      Total Descent
      35,678 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,527 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,558 ft
      Reports
      954
      Photos
      483
      Ridden Counter
      35,952
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Santa Cruz Mountain Bike

      trail: Old Cabin
      175 |
      Jan 11, 2017 @ 1:29pm
      Jan 11, 2017
      trail: Old Cabin
      296 |
      Apr 19, 2015 @ 3:12pm
      Apr 19, 2015
      trail: Ridge Trail
      250 |
      Feb 3, 2015 @ 8:05pm
      Feb 3, 2015
      | 1 comments
      trail: Ridge Trail
      449 |
      May 8, 2013 @ 3:59pm
      May 8, 2013

      Videos of Santa Cruz Mountain Bike

      Branciforte Creek Highlights
      2:21 | 50 | May 31, 2019
      Rincon Highlights
      2:00 | 31 | May 31, 2019
      Lower Redwood Highlights
      4:43 | 35 | May 31, 2019
      Cheater!
      trail: Old Cabin
      0:18 | 40 | May 29, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Ridge Trail
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 9:44am
      Oct 7, 2019
      DryWillStaxAccording to CalFire Ridge Trail will be...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1955400Tspencer76riddentrailOld Cove Landing Trail
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 11:21am
      2 days
      user #1749045MswhubriddentrailFlow Trail 1 and 5 more
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 10:54am
      2 days
      user #1516472MacCruzInaddreportEmma McCrary Trail
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 10:25am
      2 days
      user #1793987CfryerriddentrailFlow Trail 1 and 1 more
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 11:13am
      Oct 11, 2019
      user #1251136AvidTrailRidervotetrailOld Cabin
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 6:00pm
      Oct 9, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1356672BigJackstrailBaldwin LoopTerrible trail.
      Jun 30, 2019 @ 10:16am
      Jun 30, 2019
      user #1817722TswiftmatrailWilder Ridge LoopThis part of Wilder Ridge Loop is totally...
      Jun 16, 2019 @ 1:04pm
      Jun 16, 2019
      user #1800632michaelwshermanreportBaldwin/Enchanted/Eucalyptus+1 to this, I created an account to add this...
      May 30, 2019 @ 12:54pm
      May 30, 2019
      user #1755251tpoore86trailCowboy Loop TrailE
      May 25, 2019 @ 4:14pm
      May 25, 2019
      user #1356662GB1trailCorral TrailLots of trees have fallen that are not...
      Apr 28, 2019 @ 9:54pm
      Apr 28, 2019

      Local Badges

      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Fun Spot at Depot Parkskill parkSanta Cruz
      Harvey West Pump Trackskill parkSanta Cruz
      San Lorenzo Park Pumptrackskill parkSanta Cruz
      Westside Pump Trackskill parkSanta Cruz
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      Pinkbike Articles

      Jun 24, 2019
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      Apr 22, 2016
      Support Trail Advocacy and Win a Santa Cruz Bike Support Trail Advocacy and Win a Santa Cruz Bike
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