2.3 miles
Distance
443 ft
Climb
-112 ft
Descent
00:19:05
Avg time

Emma McCrary Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Pogonip Open Space
    Santa Cruz, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Green (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #770 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in E-Biking
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
    • 95 in Horseback
  • Land Manager

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Emma McCrary Trail is a highly rated 2 mile popular green singletrack scenic trail located near Santa Cruz California. This multi-use trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 443 ft blue climb. On average it takes 19 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Emma McCrary Trail bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    331 ft
  • Altitude min
    103 ft
  • Altitude max
    434 ft
  • Altitude start
    103 ft
  • Altitude end
    433 ft
  • Grade
    2.8%
  • Grade max
    -19.9%
  • Grade min
    25.8%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2,490 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,427 ft
  • Avg time
    00:19:05
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:00
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Status:
on May 10, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4.15 (18 votes)

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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
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  • Both Directions
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  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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      Emma McCrary Trail Trail Reports

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      May 10, 2021 @ 6:47am
      May 10, 2021
      Poison Oak is out; plants are getting dusty already :(
      Apr 17, 2021 @ 1:30pm
      Apr 17, 2021
      Starting to get quite dusty but all clear otherwise
      Apr 7, 2021 @ 3:36pm
      Apr 7, 2021
      reporter
      The down tree has been removed by MBOSC Staff on 4/1! As always consider donating for more rapid trail maintenance and new trails in our area!
      Mar 26, 2021 @ 2:58pm
      Mar 26, 2021
      Down tree , full bike dismount required
      Feb 7, 2021 @ 8:13am
      Feb 7, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 65 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,196 rides
      • 113 miles avg distance
      All
      • 5,832 rides
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      Photos

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      Jan 4, 2021 @ 12:22pm
      Jan 4, 2021
      145 |
      May 29, 2019 @ 4:07pm
      May 29, 2019
      146 |
      May 29, 2019 @ 4:07pm
      May 29, 2019
      167 |
      Nov 24, 2017 @ 2:09pm
      Nov 24, 2017

      Routes with this trail

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      11 miles

      Trail Products

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      henrybeamish (Apr 15, 2015 at 19:58)
       fun
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      jessicakeenum (Apr 19, 2019 at 21:24)
       Rode 4/18/19. Sweet trail with some berms. Wish it was longer. There was some transient men at the trailhead and on the trail. As a woman I'd be too nervous to ride alone. :/
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Enduro12345 (Oct 25, 2019 at 20:33)
       amazing with jumps and berms, AWESOME A offcamber and technical drops!! VERY fun climb and even more fun descent! Great for Enduro and cross-country riders. Also very fun and interesting on a gravel or Cyclocross bike
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      Videos

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