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      The park has 34 miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails winding through coastal terraces and valleys. Several restored buildings once belonging to the Wilder family are preserved. The park has tours and living history demonstrations to help visitors explore the history of early ranchers and farmers along the Central Coast.

      This is the goto place when you first come to explore the trails of Santa Cruz county. It offers some nice redwood forested single track and gorgeous ocean views of Monterey Bay and the Pacific Ocean.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #815
      State Ranking
      #33
      Trails
      38
      Total Distance
      49 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      26 miles
      Total Descent
      9,624 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,693 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,662 ft
      Reports
      94
      Photos
      68
      Ridden Counter
      3,307

      Photos of Wilder Ranch Mountain Bike

      0 |
      Feb 17, 2018 @ 7:08pm
      Feb 17, 2018
      Wilder Ridge Loop, My City
      0 |
      Feb 17, 2018 @ 7:07pm
      Feb 17, 2018
      Wilder Ridge Loop, My City
      trail: Old Cabin
      113 |
      Jan 11, 2017 @ 1:29pm
      Jan 11, 2017
      Old Cabin, Santa Cruz
      trail: Old Cabin
      230 |
      Apr 19, 2015 @ 3:12pm
      Apr 19, 2015
      Old Cabin, Santa Cruz
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      Videos of Wilder Ranch Mountain Bike

      1-25-14 wilder ranch ucsc sweetness
      9:13 | 199 | Jan 26, 2014
      Wilder Ranch small jumps
      0:48 | 61 | Dec 1, 2013
      Santa Cruz Mountains Cycling Team @ Wilder Ranch
      5:57 | 235 | Dec 9, 2012
      7-7-12 Wilder Ranch mecam wash out!
      2:31 | 183 | Jul 7, 2012
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      Recent Comments

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      user #1440622rowanztrailEnchanted LoopFun, fast and amazingly beautiful compared to...
      Nov 18, 2017 @ 3:22pm
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      user #13026985paco5trailEnchanted LoopI believe the trail direction should state...
      May 26, 2017 @ 9:04pm
      May 26, 2017
      user #1219786pgoreytrailWilder Ridge LoopDry and dusty but I didn't see a single other...
      Oct 7, 2016 @ 4:58pm
      Oct 7, 2016
      user #1219786pgoreytrailEnchanted LoopNot a difficult trail - mostly downhill XC...
      Oct 7, 2016 @ 4:49pm
      Oct 7, 2016
      user #970540AlextrektrailEnchanted Loopeasy trail, one of the more fun trails at...
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