Nestled deep in the Santa Cruz Mountains is this 300-acre historic horse ranch and nature preserve, home to 15 habitats and 4.5 miles of hiking and equestrian trails. In the center of this tear-drop shaped valley one will find the ranch complex consisting of the visitor center with natural and cultural history displays housed in a historic ranch house, picnic areas, horse barns, lawn area, orchard, and parking lot, with basic amenities including bathrooms and drinking fountain.
From Highway 17, take the Scotts Valley/Mount Hermon Rd exit. Continue on Mt. Hermon Road for 3.8 miles. Turn left onto Graham Hill Road and go past the shopping center. Turn left onto East Zayante Rd. Take East Zayante Road about 1.9 miles to Quail Hollow Road. Turn left onto Quail Hollow Road and proceed about 1.1 miles to the entrance of Quail Hollow Ranch, which will be on your right. You can also use Graham Hill Road from Santa Cruz, or Highway 9 and Glen Arbor from SLV.