2016 Santa Cruz County Bike Map Now Available!
The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) released an updated bikeways map showing bicycle lanes, paths, alternate routes and unpaved multiuse trails within Santa Cruz County. The bike map provides a comprehensive view of where bikeways are located in Santa Cruz County and how they can be accessed. The bike map is a very useful transportation resource to Santa Cruz County residents and visitors and is the most requested publication. Bike maps are always free of charge. The RTC’s goal of facilitating the use of all transportation modes is aided by providing a means for new and seasoned bicycle users to choose routes on which they feel most comfortable traveling.
The full color map is 24 X 36 inches and folds down to 4 X 9 inches making it easy to carry while riding a bike. The map features detailed insets of the San Lorenzo Valley, Scotts Valley, Watsonville, and Santa Cruz to La Selva Beach areas as well as major attractions, schools, transit centers, bike shops, parks, campgrounds and hostels. Important resources including phone numbers and websites for bicycle organizations have been updated, and law enforcement contact information is also included. Safety tips are shown in both English and Spanish.
Free paper copies of the 2016 Santa Cruz County Bike Map can be picked up at 1523 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060. Call (831) 429-POOL or email info[at]sccrtc.org for other pickup locations such as bike shops, Bike to Work/School, Open Streets and other outreach events.
The 2016 Santa Cruz County Bike Map is available online as a PDF. Download a copy of the 24″ x 36″ map: (Note: file size exceeds 5 MB per side)
Other Bike Maps
- Google Maps has a detailed bicycle layer that includes bike paths, dedicated lanes, bicycle-friendly roads, and unpaved bike trails. Use it at home or on the road with a mobile device. Use the Google Map to get directions and plan your trip by bike.
- Watsonville Slough Trails Map – 5 miles of trails through one of the largest remaining freshwater wetlands along the Central Coast.