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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
Contribute Details
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  • 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
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Radar Time
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails Deemphasized
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of 21 hours
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      208
      Trails Mountain Bike
      128
      Trails E-Bike
      8
      Trails Hike
      216
      Trails Trail Running
      217
      Trails Horse
      84
      Total Distance
      190 miles
      Total Descent
      39,180 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,527 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,558 ft
      Reports
      2,175
      Photos
      803
      Ridden Counter
      92,738
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Santa Cruz Mountain Bike

      trail: Flow Trail 1
      556 |
      Apr 17, 2019 @ 11:22pm
      Apr 17, 2019
      trail: Flow Trail 1
      237 |
      Aug 19, 2018 @ 12:22pm
      Aug 19, 2018
      trail: Flow Trail 3
      245 |
      Jun 26, 2018 @ 9:52pm
      Jun 26, 2018
      trail: Flow Trail 3
      195 |
      Jun 26, 2018 @ 9:42pm
      Jun 26, 2018
      trail: Ridge Trail
      381 |
      Feb 3, 2015 @ 8:05pm
      Feb 3, 2015
      | 1 comments
      trail: Flow Trail 6
      3,236 |
      Nov 14, 2014 @ 12:08am
      Nov 14, 2014
      | 1 comments
      trail: Flow Trail 6
      1,512 |
      Jun 24, 2014 @ 5:43pm
      Jun 24, 2014
      trail: Ridge Trail
      758 |
      May 8, 2013 @ 3:59pm
      May 8, 2013

      Videos of Santa Cruz Mountain Bike

      Short Tech DH
      13 | Feb 14, 2021
      Braille Trail POV 7.18.20
      trail: Braille DH
      5:48 | 18 | Jul 23, 2020
      Drop
      4:24 | 145 | Jun 20, 2020
      Branciforte Creek Highlights
      2:21 | 239 | May 31, 2019
      Rincon Highlights
      2:00 | 188 | May 31, 2019
      Lower Redwood Highlights
      4:43 | 143 | May 31, 2019
      Cheater!
      trail: Old Cabin
      0:18 | 157 | May 29, 2019
      Not a bike but
      0:25 | 188 | May 29, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Connector 1
      Oct 15, 2021 @ 9:50am
      2 days
      DryericbraaptonTree down across trail near lower...
      Rodrigo
      Sep 22, 2021 @ 10:45am
      Sep 22, 2021
      Very Dryshill

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2096472BauntyaddreportBraille DH
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 2:28pm
      15 hours
      user #2096472BauntyaddreportRidge Trail and 7 more
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 2:28pm
      15 hours
      user #2438819ericbraaptonaddreportConnector 1
      Oct 15, 2021 @ 9:52am
      2 days
      user #2398914Lespaul82riddentrailFlow Trail 1
      Oct 14, 2021 @ 3:28pm
      3 days
      user #2608422glodriddentrailRincon Connector Trail
      Oct 13, 2021 @ 12:09pm
      Oct 13, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2228752fpecantrailRidge Trail (Tractor to SawPit)Sick trail! Natural and less blown up than flow.
      Sep 12, 2021 @ 4:40pm
      Sep 12, 2021
      user #436837kattrapreportDe Laveaga Loop TrailI took out a tree on the upper loop, this pic...
      Aug 21, 2021 @ 6:14pm
      Aug 21, 2021
      user #1054901XU12XUtrailChinquapin RoadYooo, not sure what a snapchat map is. Mind...
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 1:36pm
      Jul 28, 2021
      user #1832095BikerFRNtrailZane Gray CutoffAbsolutely love this trail! Super chunky ,...
      Jul 19, 2021 @ 10:20pm
      Jul 19, 2021
      user #1832095BikerFRNtrailDe Laveaga Loop TrailI love the tech on this trail but so much of...
      Jul 12, 2021 @ 7:51pm
      Jul 12, 2021

      Local Badges

      Bike & Skill Parks

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

      Pinkbike Articles

      Jun 24, 2019
      Last Chance: Donate $5 to Support Trails &amp; You Could Win an Ibis Last Chance: Donate $5 to Support Trails & You Could Win an Ibis
      The Ante Up for Trails campaign is open until 11:59pm PDT on Monday, June 24, 2019!
      Apr 22, 2016
      Support Trail Advocacy and Win a Santa Cruz Bike Support Trail Advocacy and Win a Santa Cruz Bike
      Donate to Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBoSC) and you will be entered to win the Santa Cruz bike of your choice.
      May 15, 2015
      Trailforks Trail of the Month: Santa Cruz Flow Trail Trailforks Trail of the Month: Santa Cruz Flow Trail
      Santa Cruz was once famous for illegal trails, but thanks to organized riders there is a change in the air with new developments like the recently...

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike128134 miles30,892 ft70 miles2,526 ft
      #71#287712,1522661,079
      E-Bike88 miles1,099 ft4 miles1,073 ft
      #310#841,71811,801
      Hike216187 miles37,618 ft88 miles2,526 ft
      #51#25322,14021,356
      Trail Running217188 miles38,104 ft89 miles2,526 ft
      #52#252,1441384
      Horse8479 miles13,310 ft39 miles1,867 ft
      #9#86957
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