Category Archives: state parks

Castle Rock Skyline Trail opening March 23, 2012

We have an update on the 1.7 mile Skyline Trail in Castle Rock from the Chris Pereira Trails Supervisor for the Santa Cruz District: We are very close to completion and estimate only 1-2 more weeks. Even though winter has … Continue reading

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Your Donations at Work: Skyline Trail in Castle Rock

California State Parks have been going though some tough times in the past few years and Castle Rock State Park is one of the parks which is slated for closure. They are still executing their plans to work on our … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz XTerra in Wilder Ranch

Can you imagine doing a 3+ hour club ride, after doing a 20+ min swim in our blistering cold ocean, and then following up with a 10K run, with sun, wind, and rain. I can’t and yet I witnessed a … Continue reading

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Wrap up: IMBA Trail Care Crew Santa Cruz Visit

We had a very successful International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) Trail Care Crew (TCC) visit this past weekend. The Santa Cruz mountain biking community knocked IMBA’s socks off with our support of the event. They cited only 2 other visits … Continue reading

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Wilder Ranch Sign Ceremony

For years a battered, mainly unreadable sign marked the entrance to the backcountry trails at Wilder Ranch State Park. Visitors are now greeted by a beautiful panel that includes a large map and a lot of useful information about the area. Continue reading

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