Best trails in Pogonip Open Space Preserve, California

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Looking for a great trail in Pogonip Open Space Preserve, California? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, forest trails, walking 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!
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Map of trails in Pogonip Open Space Preserve, California
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#1 - Fern Trail, Spring Trail and Lookout Trail Loop
Pogonip Open Space Preserve
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 18 m
Note: Lookout Trail is NOT dog friendly, and if you are doing this loop as it is done in the title with a pooch, you will have to turn north on the western edge of the large prairie after Fern Trail onto Brayshaw Trail to connect back to Spring trail. 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 campus.Show more
#2 - Emma McCrary Trail to U-Con Trail
Pogonip Open Space Preserve
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 53 m
#3 - Lookout Loop Trail
Pogonip Open Space Preserve
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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
#4 - Pogonip Creek Nature Loop
Pogonip Open Space Preserve
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 48 m
#5 - Prairie Trail, Rincon Trail, and Spring Trail Loop
Pogonip Open Space Preserve
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Length: 3.0 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
#6 - Lower Meadow, Brayshaw, Fern, Spring Box and Prairie Trail
Pogonip Open Space Preserve
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m