Purisima Creek Trail For Mountain Biking

The 22nd most popular mountain bike trail in California.

Southeast of Half Moon Bay in the Purisima Creek Redwoods, the Purisima Creek Trail starts in the Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve on the western slopes of the Santa Cruz Mountains.

To reach mountain biking at the Purisima Creek Trail trailhead from Half Moon Bay, head south on US1 for about 5 miles to Verde Road / Purisima Creek Road. Turn left heading east on Verde Road and continue following Purisima Creek Road for 3 miles. The trailhead parking area is located on the right at the intersection with Higgins Purisima Road.

Overall, Purisima Creek Trail is the 22nd most popular mountain bike trail of all 132 mountain biking rides in California.

Purisima Creek Redwoods near Half Moon Bay (CA/US)

Purisima Creek Redwoods near Half Moon Bay (CA/US)

Purisima Creek Trail Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve (415) 691-1200.

Recommended Book:  "Santa Cruz Mountains Trail Book" from Tom Taber

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel (ask for the Watch Room) (415) 728-7177

Breakfast Restaurant:  M Coffee, Half Moon; Main Street Grill, Half Moon

Reference Source:  click here http://www.openspace.org/

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  8/11/2016

ID:  5889

Purisima Creek Trail Mountain Biking Map


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