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Hiking the Gem of Santa Cruz

Hiking the Gem of Santa Cruz

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

As an avid hiker and lover of nature, I have lived in Santa Cruz for almost 30 years and have hiked the better part of the Santa Cruz side of the mountain range. Being in the forest gives me a sense of belonging and rejuvenation. Especially after traveling, being in nature can de-stress you in ways that nothing else can. I adore Santa Cruz and I’d like to share the part of it that most tourists…
Dianne
Dianne
Dianne
Dianne

What we’ll do

We'll begin with an introduction to each other and the map of the park, then begin hiking on a well-used dirt road in the open sunshine. After about 20 minutes, we'll drop onto a single-track, heavily-forested trail where we most likely will not see other people. I'll stop frequently to point out various interesting flora and fauna; maybe we'll even see a banana slug! We'll take time to silently…

What else you should know

Dress in layers. Wear sturdy hiking boots and long pants. There is no restroom anywhere in the park. Dogs on leash are welcome – please be prepared to clean up after your dog.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Energy Bars Extra water if needed

What to bring

Water bottle
Sturdy hiking shoes
Dress in layers - I recommend long pants to avoid Poison Oak!
Your friendly, on-leash dog! Don't forget poop bags!

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Where you'll be

I’ll meet you at the end of Spring Street off High Street. After a brief introduction, we’ll hike along a hillside with a beautiful view of Santa Cruz. Then, after about a mile, the trail will take us into the redwood forest. Along the way we will see a secret rock garden, an ancient lime kiln and an active spring . Prepare for three hours of active hiking with two small breaks.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Sat, 27th Jul    From 08:30 to 11:30.
₹1,419 per person
8 of 8 spots left

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

More tips

Dress in layers. Wear sturdy hiking boots and long pants. There is no restroom anywhere in the park. Dogs on leash are welcome – please be prepared to clean up after your dog.
Dianne
guided hike
Hiking the Gem of Santa Cruz
7 reviews
₹1,419 per person
7 reviews
₹1,419 per person