(For hot weekend getaways with your horse)
Wilder Ranch, Santa Cruz Horse Camps
Hwy. 1 No. of Santa Cruz (831-423-9703) 50+ mi. multi use trails. Fire roads & single track thru meadows & redwoods. Connector trails to Henry Cowell State Park (day use). Wilder’s horse camp on inland or E side of Hwy. 1 (not main entry). Call for gate combo. 5 corrals w. spigots (bring own hoses and buckets). Port-a-potty. No dogs or fires. Direct access to trails. Reservations not typically necessary, but do call for combo/verify. Day use is allowed.
Check CA State Parks: Keep an eye and an ear out for potential fire alerts. Be aware, but have fun.