Wilder Ranch State Park

Wilder boasts spectacular views of the coast. Photo: Bruce Dorman

Wilder boasts spectacular views of the coast. Photo: Bruce Dorman

Wilder Ranch is home to some of Santa Cruz’s most iconic riding. On the coastal side of Highway one, trails wind along the bluffs overlooking the Pacific. On the inland side of the highway, trails climb up rolling grasslands that overlook the ocean, and dip down into verdant redwood timbered drainages. Wilder offers a up miles of fire roads and singletrack. Some singletrack highlights include, Enchanted Loop, Twin Oaks, and Old Cabin.

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Your Donations at Work: Wilder Ranch Trailhead Sign

April 27th, 2010

Back in September MBOSC held a showing of Freedom Riders to raise funds to pay for a new trail head sign at Wilder Ranch State Park. The mountain biking community was proud to donate $3,500 towards the design and construction … Continue reading

MBOSC donates $3,500 to Wilder Ranch State Park

October 27th, 2009

I am really pleased to announce that MBOSC has donated $3,500 to Wilder Ranch State Park. Due to the success of our recent fund raising efforts we decided to increase our donation from $2,000 to $3,500. We really appreciate the … Continue reading

Announcing the joint MBOSC/Mere Mortals 4th Saturday ride at Wilder Ranch

February 27th, 2009

Many local and remote riders have enjoyed our regular Saturday ride at Wilder Ranch for years. One recurring theme that comes up is that the pace is too fast. For years we have also tried to figure out how to … Continue reading

The Classic Wilder Ranch Loop

November 19th, 2008

MBOSC has partnered with Bicycling Magazine online to produce a series of GPS based maps of popular rides in Santa Cruz County. We are proud to introduce our first map: The Classic Wilder Ranch Loop Please let us know what … Continue reading