Skyline Boulevard

Horseshoe Lake-Fir Knoll Loop

Horseshoe Lake is surrounded by blackbird-filled cattails. Nice.

A short hike at Skyline Open Space Preserve provides a variety of scenery, including a little lake and big ocean views.

Long Ridge Open Space Preserve

Long Ridge Road has plenty of room for hikers and mountain bikers. Hannah Moore photo.

Literally awesome. Seriously.

El Corte de Madera

El Corte de Madera is a mountain-biking paradise located just west of the spine of the Santa Cruz Mountains, off Skyline Boulevard. Photo by Jawed Karim/CC.

MTB mecca off Skyline Boulevard.