Pogonip Creek Nature Trail

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Pogonip Creek Nature Trail is a 4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Santa Cruz, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
4.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
564 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Enjoy the wonder of the Pogonip open Space Preserve by hiking the Nature Trail. This scenic loop offers a connection between Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Pogonip, and the upper UCSC campus Take the nature loop trail to the Prairie trail

mountain biking
6 days ago

I went with my daughter to ride this trail and the trail head says no bikes! We tried going along the Emma McCrary Trail which was open to bikes but it was a bit advanced for her so we turned around :(

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15 days ago

so beautiful!

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5 months ago

Awesome hike but watch out for ticks. Lots of tall grass.

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