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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
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
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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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
  • Ideal
  • 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
      • 39
      • 2
      • 15
      • 40
      • 25

      Region Status
      Open as of 1 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      148
      Trails Mountain Bike
      127
      Trails E-Bike
      7
      Trails Hike
      152
      Trails Trail Running
      153
      Trails Horse
      15
      Total Distance
      161 miles
      Total Descent
      35,466 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,527 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,558 ft
      Reports
      1,291
      Photos
      533
      Ridden Counter
      52,812
      Sub Regions

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 17 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 91 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 396 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance

      Photos of Santa Cruz Mountain Bike

      trail: Flow Trail 1
      192 |
      Apr 17, 2019 @ 11:22pm
      Apr 17, 2019
      trail: Flow Trail 1
      91 |
      Aug 19, 2018 @ 12:22pm
      Aug 19, 2018
      trail: Flow Trail 6
      2,779 |
      Nov 14, 2014 @ 12:08am
      Nov 14, 2014
      | 1 comments
      trail: Flow Trail 6
      1,249 |
      Jun 24, 2014 @ 5:43pm
      Jun 24, 2014

      Videos of Santa Cruz Mountain Bike

      Braille Trail POV 7.18.20
      trail: Braille DH
      5:48 | 8 | Jul 23, 2020
      Drop
      4:24 | 23 | Jun 20, 2020
      Branciforte Creek Highlights
      2:21 | 113 | May 31, 2019
      Rincon Highlights
      2:00 | 90 | May 31, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Baldwin Loop
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 6:04pm
      2 days
      Very Dryhaydenwright84No clearance issues. This trail just...
      Cowboy Loop Trail
      Jul 17, 2020 @ 5:33pm
      Jul 17, 2020
      DryJoePinnellaNeeds to be trimmed you can only ride...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2163376jforknerwishlisttrailFlow Trail 1
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 11:48am
      8 hours
      user #2163376jforknerwishlisttrailBraille DH
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 11:47am
      8 hours
      user #1843643bowersdaniel9difficultyvotetrailEnchanted Loop
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 8:27am
      11 hours
      user #1843643bowersdaniel9difficultyvotetrailEmma McCrary Trail
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 8:27am
      11 hours
      user #2202067robert91303addkarmaWilder Ranch
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 4:46am
      15 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2160798QuintanptrailOld CabineBiking is allowed
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 7:21am
      3 days
      user #2160798QuintanptrailEnglesman LoopeBiking is allowed
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 7:20am
      3 days
      user #2160798QuintanptrailWilder Ranch ConnectoreBiking is allowed
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 7:19am
      3 days
      user #2287399denmacktrailLa Corona TrailYou earn this one. Park at the disc golf...
      Jul 29, 2020 @ 7:17pm
      Jul 29, 2020
      user #1110417jondrumstrailSawpit TrailAfter riding flow trail this was a...
      Jul 20, 2020 @ 11:27pm
      Jul 20, 2020

      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...
      • By ericfoltz TRAILFORKS & contributors
      • Admins: MBoSC, sanfret
      • #13002 - 15,629 views

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