Wilder Ridge and Zane Gray Cutoff Loop

MODERATE 7 reviews
#7 of 17 trails in

Wilder Ridge and Zane Gray Cutoff Loop is a 6.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Santa Cruz, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
6.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
757 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

hiking

views

wild flowers

no dogs

Great Place to escape bay area heat. Very pleasant with partial shade and a nice breeze.

hiking
1 day ago

Free parking along PCH

hiking
21 days ago

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4 months ago

4 months ago

Beware of ticks!!! Especially on back part near fence. Most of the trail was gorgeous. 2miles coming down from ridge by the fence is horrible. Traffic and trash from Granite Rock ruin the vibe. Gorgeous again last 2 miles. Great day of hiking tho.

hiking
5 months ago