Description: Ride and connect several parks through this gorgeous Skyline green belt along from the Santa Cruz mountain and into San Mateo County.
Vehicle Logistics: Check in with park ranger / attendant to park overnight at Sanborn Park and Huddart Park.
Water: Water fountains are located at the Castle Rock Kirkwood entrance, Alpine Lake near the Russian Ridge main parking lot, Alice’s Restaurant and at Huddart County Park.
Camp / Lodging Options:
Sanborn Santa Clara County Park: Walk in sites, reservation and first come first served.
Huddart County Park: Group sites. Might be possible to camp overnight solo check with Ridge Trail staff to request special permission. email@example.com
Monte Bello Open Space: Primitive Trail Camp. Reservation required. This is a Detour off the main route.
Half Moon Bay State Beach: First come first served hike and bike sites. This is a detour off of the Ridge Trail which will add more miles and elevation gain.
OuterSpatial Mobile Map: Bike Overnight: Sanborn to Huddart
Total Miles / Elevation: 49 miles, 4625 gain, 5200’ loss
Surfaces: 22 miles of trail and 27 miles of road. Not all road sections provide lanes or shoulders for bikes. Use at your own risk.
Day 1 Itinerary:
Section 1: Sanborn Camp – Castle Rock
Trail Maps: Sanborn Park John Nicholas Trail, Sanborn to Castle Rock
Camp Start: Sanborn Camp. Walk in sites, reservation required.
Water: There is a water fountain at Castle Rock Kirkwood entrance.
Section 2: Castle Rock – Skyline Ridge
Trail Maps: Castle Rock to Saratoga Gap, Saratoga Gap to Skyline Ridge,
Water: There is no water in this section.
Section 3: Skyline Ridge – Huddart County Park
Trail Maps: Skyline Ridge to Rapley Ranch
Water: There is a water fountain at Alpine Lake just before the Russian Ridge main lot and at Alice’s Restaurant.
End Camp: Huddart County Park: Group sites. Might be possible to camp overnight solo check with Ridge Trail staff to request special permission. firstname.lastname@example.org
Section Note: Rapley Ranch to Huddart is mostly on road, Hwy 35 and King Mountain Rd.
Day 2 Suggested Itinerary:
Continue North: Check out our itinerary and resources for Huddart Park to The Presidio.
Out and back: Ride back and camp and Monte Bello.