Trail Work Opportunities

MBoSC Presents: Dig Days

Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz(MBoSC) is excited to bring you another great season of trail work opportunities. We’ve had a long, dry summer, and the trails are showing it. This Fall and Winter we are hosting eleven volunteer trail work days to tune up our local trails. MBoSC will be working in Wilder Ranch, Soquel Demonstration State Forest, and Pogonip and we need your help!

Sign up for the next Dig Day – Saturday, December 3rd at Wilder Ranch State Forest.

2016/2017 Dig Days Schedule: Volunteer work days run from 8:45 – 3:30 and include breakfast treats, lunch and post-work refreshments.

Wilder Ranch State Park
Saturday, December 3rd • Santa Cruz County Horsemen’s Association

Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF)
Saturday, November 19th • Mick’s Automotive
Saturday, February 11th • Flow Trail
Saturday, February 25th • Flow Trail • Family Cycling Center
Saturday, March 11th • Flow Trail

Saturday, January 7th • Emma McCrary • Santa Cruz Bicycles
Saturday, March 25th • Emma McCrary • Epicenter Cycling
Saturday, April 8th • UConn • Another Bike Shop

Saturday, January 28th

Youth Dig Day
Monday, January 16th • Location TBD

Can you Sponsor a Dig Day?
This is a great way to promote your business while supporting a community driven project. We depend on volunteers to build the trail, and we depend on sponsors to keep our volunteers fed, hydrated, and happy during our work days. If your company is interested in helping MBoSC put on an A+ work day, contact us for sponsorship information.

Drop In Trail Work Opportunities

MBoSC trail staff will be working on trail projects on the following dates. we welcome volunteers to join us on the trail! — no trail work experience required! Our supportive, experienced crew leaders and trail builders will teach you techniques and make a confident trail builder out of you in no time flat.

Keep in mind that trail work days are weather dependent. Windy and wet weather may produce hazardous conditions, or limit trail work day productivity.

Emma McCrary Trail: We will be working from 8:30am to 3:30pm on November 30th.  You are welcome to drop in at any time during the day. Please RSVP to for details on meeting location.

Tools will be provided Come on out!

Wilder Ranch State Park: Tuesday, December 6th – Wilder Ridge Loop (Dairymens) Maintenance – 8:30-3:00 – Meet at Wilder Parking Lot Kiosk or join on the trail. RSVP to

Wilder Ranch State Park: Wednesday, December 7th – Wilder Ridge Loop (Dairymens) Maintenance – 8:30-3:00 – Meet at Wilder Parking Lot Kiosk or join on the trail. RSVP to

Emma McCrary Maintenance: Friday December 9th  8:30 – 3:30. RSVP to for more details.

Harvey West Pump Track: Every first and third Thursday of the month MBoSC will be preforming regular maintenance of the Harvey West pump track from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.   We’ll provide the tools. Just swing by, no RSVP required.

We really appreciate the help.