Wilder Ranch State Park

1401 Old Coast Rd.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060- Map It
(831) 423-9703

AAA Editor Notes

Wilder Ranch State Park, 1401 Old Coast Rd., is a 6,000-acre site with some 33 miles of trails open to mountain bikers, horseback riders and hikers. An interpretive center includes exhibits about plant and animal life on the ranch. The main house and outbuildings once utilized by ranchers and workers can be explored and include a barn, stables, a water-powered machine shop and a blacksmith shop. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$10 per private vehicle; $9 (ages 62+ per private vehicle).
Hours: Park open daily 8 a.m.-dusk. Interpretive center open Sat.-Sun. 10-4. Interpretive center hours may be extended when staff is available; phone ahead to confirm schedule.