Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail - Backpacking/Camping
Old-growth redwood forests, waterfalls, and some of the most beautiful coastal landscapes of the Bay Area: It’s hard to top an overnight trek along the famed Skyline-to-Sea Trail in Santa Cruz.
The entire trail is 31 miles one way.
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On Leash Only
You don’t need a permit to hike the Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail, but reservations at the trailside campsites are a must. There’s a $10 camp fee per night, plus a $5 reservation fee for up to six people and one car that’s payable with reservation.
- Coastal Paddling
- Flat Water Paddling
- Food and Drink
- Mountain Biking
- Road Running
- Skiing & Snowboarding
- Trail Running