Local Talk

What’s your favorite most recent outdoor discovery in Santa Cruz?

lt liz

A hike that’s across from Waddell Beach. I didn’t realize you could go across the highway and do a super simple loop, and it’s beautiful. You can see the coastline.

Liz Porter, Santa Cruz, Community Outreach










lt emmaThe back entrance of Henry Cowell via Ocean Street Extension. It’s the best little trail down to the creek, and you interact with so many different micro climates in there.

Emma Terry, Santa Cruz, Professional Companion






lt alishaThe bike path that goes along the river from the Tannery down to Beach Flats.

Alisha Ripatti, Santa Cruz, SC Teen Center Rec Leader






lt andrewI just went rock climbing at Pacific Edge, and that was pretty cool. Try it.

Andrew Cornell, Santa Cruz, Graphic Designer







lt larryThe Flow Trail in Demonstration Forest. It’s a journey to get up there, but once you’re there it’s all flowy.

Larry Hibbard, Aptos, Grocery Clerk

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Matthew is a California native and has lived in Santa Cruz for 34 years. A sculptor, photographer, avid biker and professional disc golfer, he has played tournaments in more than ten states and is the winner of the 2002 New Zealand Championships. 

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