Pogonip on Trailforks.com

601584_10151781879150679_983826651_nOf 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.

Awesome video recap of Bell’s workday on the Emma McCrary trail

December 26th, 2012

Check out this sweet video recap of the Bell/Blackburn Design workday on the Emma McCrary trail in Pogonip Monday 12/17. Bell also donated $5000 towards the construction of this trail earlier this summer and has been a huge supporter of … Continue reading

Next Pogonip workday on the Emma McCrary trail is January 5th. Sponsored by Epicenter Cycling.

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

It’s Official: The Emma McCrary Trail in Pogonip

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

Pogonip Trail Project Featured in Dec 2012 Bike Magazine

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