Santa Cruz to Big Sur.
From the funky beach town of Santa Cruz south to the famous Big Sur Coast, this area boasts some of the most rugged and remote trails in the Bay Area. Stunning ocean views and a thrilling sense of adventure make this a must-see area. Click on the links below or use the interactive map to explore the parks and open spaces. Scroll down for a full listing of all of the Favorite Runs, rated by difficulty. For more information on how to work with GPX files, refer to the FAQ page.