Soquel Demonstration State Forest (Demo)


Demo boasts epic climbs and descents.

Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF) aka “Demo” is a 2,681 acre working forest established in 1990 and managed by CalFire. Demo is a favorite destination for Bay Area and Santa Cruz County mountain bikers and contains trails for intermediate and advanced mountain bikers, with long climbs and challenging, technical descents. Highlights include Braille, Sawpit, Corral and Ridge trails. MBoSC is currently working with CalFire on construction of a new flow trail.

Learn more about Demo.

Trail work dates for the Bell Super Enduro at Demo

March 3rd, 2012

Soquel Demonstation State Forest (SDSF) will be the venue for the Bell Super Enduro at Demo – the first competitive mountain bike event in the history of the forest. MBOSC/SCMBF are organizing a couple of trail work days this month … Continue reading

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

New(er) Soquel Demo State Forest Map

May 6th, 2010

MBOSC has been working with the Santa Cruz County RTC to update the commuter bike map to show mountain biking trails in the local parks and forests. The map will not be adequate to navigate the trails but our goal … Continue reading

Soquel Demo State Forest Trailwork May 8th

May 4th, 2010

Hey all you trail riders and trail workers out there, Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz is sponsoring the next trail work day at the Soquel Demonstration State Forest. We will be providing coffee and pastries, and FREE SCHWAG for those … Continue reading