West Cliff Multipurpose Cycleway

Santa Cruz, California 95061

Elevation Gain282ft
Trailhead Elevation45ft
Elevation Min/Max13/52ft
Elevation Start/End45/45ft

West Cliff Multipurpose Cycleway

West Cliff Multipurpose Cycleway is a hiking and biking trail in Santa Cruz, California. It is 2.6 miles long and begins at 45 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 282 feet. The Lookout Parking and Dream Inn Parking are near the trailhead. There are also a viewpoint, a swimming pool, and a cliff. 2222 Beach, Swift Beach, Its Beach, Lighthouse Field State Beach, Mitchell Cove Beach, and another beach, the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum (elevation 26 feet) museum, the Surfer Memorial Statue yes, the Metal Pyramid artwork, and the Whale Point, Dutra Overlook, and Sharpe Overlook viewpoints can be seen along the trail. There are also trees, parkings, an attraction, woods, a coastline, restrooms, drinking water, and a bench along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Beach Cycleway.

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Coastal Trails of Northern California (Falcon Guides)
Linda and David Mullally
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"Santa Cruz is synonymous with surfing. This is a stretch of the California Coastal Trail at the northern boundary of Monterey Bay along an urban multiuse coastal trail in Northern California’s surfing mecca. It’s wheelchair accessible and offers the best vantage point for front-row surfer watching along one of the last open headlands in a California urban area." Read more

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Trail Information

Santa Cruz
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Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
City of Santa Cruz, 323 Church St., Santa Cruz 95060; (831) 420-5270; cityofsantacruz.com
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Dec 2018