Mt. Madonna Road ends in Santa Clara County. Note the misspelling of Madonna on the sign.(It is spelled correctly at the Santa Cruz County side.) The Summit Rd. on the sign does NOT lead to Summit Road that connects to Highway 17.Mt. Madonna Road starts in Watsonville near the Salsipuedes Fire Department on Casserly Road. The road takes the name from Mount Madonna (eleviation 1,897 ft.). Mt. Madonna Road starts as two lanes and becomes one lane as it goes up the mountain. Mt. Madonna Road ends in Santa Clara County.

Mt. Madonna Road in Santa Cruz. (Spelled correctly.)


There are no bike lanes, the terrain is hilly and the traffic is sparse. Be aware the road is one lane most of the way. Bikers do say that the traffic is courteous. Cell phone service is typical of mountain area. Some areas have decent cell phone service and some areas have none.

Bikes and cars share a one lane road on Mt. Madonna Road. Notice the second biker? A view of Santa Cruz County from Mt. Madonna Rd.

Public Transportation

Not on Mt. Madonna Road.

Major Intersections

Restaurants and Shopping

There is one market on Casserly Road.


No services.

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