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Recommended Routes in Saratoga - 6

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Favorite The blue mountains of Santa Cruz!
Intermediate

Castle Rock Loop

3.6 mi 5.8 km 662' Up 201.81 m Up 694' Down 211.67 m Down

Monte S…, CA
Favorite West Waddell Creek trickles through a verdant forest in Big Basin Redwoods State Park.
Intermediate

Skyline to the Sea Trail

25.4 mi 40.9 km 1,910' Up 582.14 m Up 4,515' Down 1376.15 m Down

Saratoga, CA
Favorite The trail emerges at the junction with the Stevens Creek/Tony Look Trail.
Intermediate

Fremont Older to Steven's Creek Reservoir Loop

7.7 mi 12.4 km 1,402' Up 427.18 m Up 1,399' Down 426.42 m Down

Saratoga, CA
Favorite Nice craftsmanship on the bridges at the base of the John Nicholas Trail.
Intermediate

John Nicholas to Skyline Shuttle

5.3 mi 8.5 km 1,115' Up 339.79 m Up 151' Down 46.08 m Down

Monte S…, CA
Favorite The trail is a narrow dirt track as it descends along the hillside.
Intermediate

Fremont Older Open Space Loop

5.6 mi 9.0 km 928' Up 282.99 m Up 928' Down 282.85 m Down

Saratoga, CA
Favorite A coyote crosses the Seven Springs Trail in the evening.
Intermediate

Cora and Seven Springs Loop

2.7 mi 4.4 km 523' Up 159.47 m Up 523' Down 159.42 m Down

Saratoga, CA

Saratoga Hiking

  • 138 Miles 222 Kilometers of Trail
  • 6 Recommended Routes
  • 18 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 33 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Saratoga - 45

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0.7 mi 1.2 km #1Castle Rock Trail
Intermediate
Monte Sereno, CA
Intermediate
Monte Sereno, CA
5.0 mi 8.1 km #2Saratoga to the Sea: Saratoga Quarry Park to Sanborn Park
Intermediate
Saratoga, CA
Intermediate
Saratoga, CA
4.1 mi 6.6 km #3Saratoga Gap Trail
Intermediate
Monte Sereno, CA
Intermediate
Monte Sereno, CA
1.7 mi 2.7 km #4Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Monte Sereno, CA
Intermediate
Monte Sereno, CA
5.1 mi 8.2 km #5John Nicholas Trail
Intermediate
Monte Sereno, CA
Intermediate
Monte Sereno, CA
2.7 mi 4.3 km #6Stevens Creek / Tony Look Trail
Intermediate
Saratoga, CA
Intermediate
Saratoga, CA
1.7 mi 2.7 km #7Seven Springs Trail
Intermediate
Saratoga, CA
Intermediate
Saratoga, CA
2.9 mi 4.6 km #8Sanborn Trail
Difficult
Monte Sereno, CA
Difficult
Monte Sereno, CA
0.8 mi 1.3 km #9Lookout Trail
Intermediate
Saratoga, CA
Intermediate
Saratoga, CA
2.1 mi 3.3 km #10Travertine Springs Trail
Intermediate
Saratoga, CA
Intermediate
Saratoga, CA

Photos of Saratoga - 122

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The blue mountains of Santa Cruz!
Jan 22, 2016 near Monte S…, CA
The upper part of the trail passes through some beautiful forest, oft with a steep drop off on one side and quickly rising hill on the other.
May 11, 2021 near Monte S…, CA
Vista from Zinfandel Trail
Oct 14, 2018 near Loyola, CA
One of many views from the Castle Rock Loop.
Dec 21, 2015 near Monte S…, CA
A colorful wild iris encountered along the side of Sanborn Trail.
May 11, 2021 near Monte S…, CA
View from a bend in Sanborn Trail. The trail changes from a fire road to a hiking trail at this point.
May 11, 2021 near Monte S…, CA
There are some nice, and well earned(!), views along the way.  (Map location is approximate!)
Jan 9, 2021 near Saratoga, CA
Some nice little waterfalls in the creek alongside the trail.
Jan 8, 2021 near Saratoga, CA