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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
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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
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  • < 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

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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
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      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
      Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
      • 12
      • 2
      • 7
      • 14
      • 3


      Open on Aug 11, 2019
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      MBoSC
      (www.mbosc.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #339
      State Ranking
      #19
      Trails (view details)
      38
      Trails Mountain Bike
      38
      Trails Hike
      38
      Trails Trail Running
      38
      Total Distance
      49 miles
      Total Descent
      9,641 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,662 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,693 ft
      Reports
      300
      Photos
      136
      Ridden Counter
      10,712

      Photos of Wilder Ranch Mountain Bike

      4 |
      Aug 11, 2019 @ 4:55pm
      Aug 11, 2019
      2 |
      Aug 7, 2019 @ 8:53pm
      Aug 7, 2019
      trail: Old Cabin
      170 |
      Jan 11, 2017 @ 1:29pm
      Jan 11, 2017
      trail: Old Cabin
      291 |
      Apr 19, 2015 @ 3:12pm
      Apr 19, 2015

      Videos of Wilder Ranch Mountain Bike

      Cheater!
      trail: Old Cabin
      0:18 | 32 | May 29, 2019
      Not a bike but
      0:25 | 13 | May 29, 2019
      1-25-14 wilder ranch ucsc sweetness
      9:13 | 224 | Jan 26, 2014
      Wilder Ranch small jumps
      0:48 | 61 | Dec 1, 2013

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1085720stigmonsteraddridelogAug 23, 2019 ride log
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 7:16pm
      1 hours
      user #1669393Angelinaaria23addridelogAug 23, 2019 ride log
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 6:25pm
      2 hours
      user #1575196raimondiaddridelogAug 23, 2019 ride log
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 5:20pm
      3 hours
      user #1756639SkybellaaddridelogAug 23, 2019 ride log
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 5:00pm
      4 hours
      user #1575196raimondiaddridelogAug 23, 2019 ride log
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 12:35pm
      8 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #893144LOC831trailWoodcutter's TrailThis is a fire road. It turns to snot in the...
      Jul 2, 2019 @ 7:44am
      Jul 2, 2019
      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

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