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Redwood Trail to Lookout Point

Saratoga, California

1.4 mi / 482 ft gain

Lookout, Redwood, Orchard, Creek Trails

Saratoga, California

2.47 mi / 932 ft gain

Lookout Trail and Nature Trail Loop

Saratoga, California

1.44 mi / 587 ft gain

Villa Montalvo Lookout Point, South Orchard, Creek Trail Loop

Saratoga, California

2.06 mi / 650 ft gain

Maisie's Peak via Parker Ranch

Saratoga, California

4.41 mi / 837 ft gain

Parker Ranch Trail

Cupertino, California

4.32 mi / 771 ft gain

Parker Ranch Trail to Nob Hill Loop

Cupertino, California

4.32 mi / 771 ft gain

Hayfield Trail to Toyon and Bay View Loop

Saratoga, California

3.09 mi / 574 ft gain

Hike the Seven Springs Trail Loop

Saratoga, California

2.8 mi / 500 ft gain

Places to stay

Sunrise Point

Los Gatos, California

Sunrise Point

From $125 / night

Artemis

Santa Cruz, California

Artemis

From $100 / night

Santa Cruz North / Costanoa KOA

Pescadero, California

Santa Cruz North / Costanoa KOA

Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA Holiday

La Selva Beach, California

Santa Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA Holiday

Creekside Paradise

Watsonville, California

Creekside Paradise

From $185 / night

Moss Landing KOA Express

Moss Landing, California

Moss Landing KOA Express

Guides and stories

The Perfect Weekend Adventure at Big Basin State Park

The Perfect Weekend Adventure at Big Basin State Park

Benjamin Canevari

10 Great Places To See Wildlife Near Santa Cruz

10 Great Places To See Wildlife Near Santa Cruz

Crystal Birns

4 Ways to Stay in Santa Cruz, California

4 Ways to Stay in Santa Cruz, California

Sara Sheehy

3 Ways to Fuel Your Days in Santa Cruz, California

3 Ways to Fuel Your Days in Santa Cruz, California

Sara Sheehy

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