Of the 8 miles of singletrack and fire road in the Pogonip, approximately 2.5 miles are open to bikes: Rincon Connector, Rincon Road and U-Con Trail plus the MBoSC-built Emma McCrary Trail, a beginner friendly, 1.5 mile multi-use trail that provides vehicle-free access to UCSC from downtown Santa Cruz.
Bicycles are prohibited on all other trails.
Learn more about the Emma McCrary Trail.
Learn more about Pogonip Park.
December 13th, 2012
Our next big workday will be Saturday, January 5th, and will be sponsored by Epicenter Cycling. We will be meeting at the Pogonip ranger station at 9 am. Park your car or bike at the gate at the end of … Continue reading
December 12th, 2012
On Dec 11, 2012, the Pogonip East Multi-Use Trail (EMUT) was officially named the Emma McCrary Trail in honor of one of the most prolific trail builders in Santa Cruz County. Emma McCrary passed away on June 17, 2011 after … Continue reading
November 29th, 2012
The latest issue of Bike Magazine (on newsstands now) features an article called “Uncommon Alliance” which discusses the genesis of the Pogonip multi-use trail. The premise of the article is that parks and open space for which drug havens had … Continue reading
November 17th, 2012
The next Pogonip workday will be Sunday December 2nd 9 am – 1 pm. This trail will connect U-Con to Golf Club Drive and is designed to be a sustainable, beginner friendly, and fun way to get from downtown Santa … Continue reading