The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park

There is a small network of singletrack open to bikes in the lower part of the park closest to Aptos. The singletrack in the upper reaches of the park is closed to bikes. However Aptos Creek Fire Road provides access to the trail system in Soquel Demonstration State Forest if you have the legs to pedal the 13 mile climb from town. Check out Shuttlesmith Bike Shuttles if you want a ride to the top.

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Shuttle Smith: A Bike Shuttle from Aptos to SDSF/Nisene

June 2nd, 2010

Dave Smith has been mountain biking for a long time and used to work in the construction industry. With the downturn in construction he started a new business to called “Shuttle Smith” which provides a service to shuttle riders from … Continue reading

The Big Picture

June 26th, 2007

I’ve been spending a lot of time in Google Earth these days. For years I have wanted to catalog every mountain bike trail and large land parcels in GE so I can plan for new trails systems and look at … Continue reading