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Pacific to Redwoods Loop

HARD 25 reviews
#3 of 17 trails in

Pacific to Redwoods Loop is a 12 mile loop trail located near Santa Cruz, California that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is rated as difficult offers a number of activity options.

DISTANCE
12.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1492 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

hiking

mountain biking

trail running

walking

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

Use extreme caution around the cliffs near the ocean. Dress in layers: it can be very chilly near the ocean and quite warm in the park's higher reaches. The park is very popular on weekends; a weekday visit will be much more pleasant.

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4 months ago

Cool hike, but definitely come prepared. There are almost no signs for the ocean portion of the trail; without the alltrail app, I’d say it’s impossible to know the way. Also, there were TONS of ticks. I found 7 on me. Make sure to bring bug spray, and check yourself periodically. Last, bring sunscreen....very little shade on this one.

4 months ago

Great trail. Not hard at all. Lots of bike traffic in the first part. Long hike along the coast to finish. Very scenic. Beautiful views over the various beaches. We saw dolphins, whales, seals ... and surfers.

4 months ago

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4 months ago

This was a beautiful trail! I wouldn't rate it as difficult, it's more like moderate. It seems to be more like a biker trail. I didn't see too many hikers. It wasn't too much of a problem, we just had to step aside from time to time. There were two reasons I took away a star. #1 it's not really a trail with trail markers. You are basically hoping from trail to trail. But all trails gps thing SAVED US! #blessed
#2 it's pretty long. There are a couple of points where you will wonder "when does this trail end!" But it's not too bad at the end of the day.
Don't let this discourage you. If you have the AllTrails app and are mentally and physically prepared then you will do just fine and enjoy a beautiful/diverse hike ! :)

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7 months ago

Views all day long . Worth every step

8 months ago