Best trails in Pogonip Open Space Preserve

319 Reviews
Looking for a great trail in Pogonip Open Space Preserve, California? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, walking trails, dogs leash trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 5 moderate trails in Pogonip Open Space Preserve ranging from 1.6 to 5.7 miles and from 82 to 803 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
Hours: Summer (April through October) Sunrise to 7pm Winter (November through March) Sunrise to 4pm
Show more
Map of trails in Pogonip Open Space Preserve
Park information
Helpful links
Top trails (6)
#1 - Fern Trail, Spring Trail and Lookout Trail Loop
Pogonip Open Space Preserve
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(112)
Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 18 m
Enjoy the wonder of the Pogonip open Space Preserve. This scenic loop offers a connection between Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Pogonip, and the upper UCSC campusShow more
#2 - Lookout Loop Trail
Pogonip Open Space Preserve
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(80)
Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 25 m
Explore the wonders of Pogonip Park on these multi use trails. Keep a mindful eye out for bikers, and enjoy the beautiful scenery Trail start at the end of Golf Club Dr.Show more
#3 - Emma McCrary Trail to U-Con Trail
Pogonip Open Space Preserve
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(75)
Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 53 m
Emma McCrary Trail to U-Con Trail is a 5.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Santa Cruz, California that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily uShow more
#4 - Pogonip Creek Nature Loop
Pogonip Open Space Preserve
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(20)
Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 48 m
Pogonip Creek Nature Loop is a 1.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Santa Cruz, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number ofShow more
#5 - Prairie Trail, Rincon Trail, and Spring Trail Loop
Pogonip Open Space Preserve
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(18)
Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
Prairie Trail, Rincon Trail, and Spring Trail Loop is a 3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Santa Cruz, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The tShow more
#6 - Lower Meadow, Brayshaw, Fern, Spring Box and Prairie Trail
Pogonip Open Space Preserve
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(14)
Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m
Lower Meadow, Brayshaw, Fern, Spring Box and Prairie Trail is a 3.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Santa Cruz, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. ThShow more