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Monterey Bay Sights

Wilder Ranch State Park

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Updated 05/04/2014

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In the park's Cultural Preserve you can visit the homes, barns, workshops, and bunkhouse of a 19th-century dairy farm. Nature has reclaimed most of the ranch land, and native plants and wildlife have returned to the 7,000 acres of forest, grassland, canyons, estuaries, and beaches. Hike, bike, or ride horseback on miles of ocean-view trails.

Sight Information


Hwy. 1, 1 mile north of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, 95060, United States


831-426–0505-Interpretive Center; 831-423–9703-trail information

Sight Details:

  • Parking $10
  • Daily 8 am–sunset; interpretive center Thurs.–Sun. 10–4

Updated 05/04/2014


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