Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF)


Demo boasts epic climbs and descents.

Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF, colloquially known as Demo), a 2,681 acre working forest established in 1990 and managed by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE). SDSF 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.

Existing trails include Braille, Sawpit, Corral and Ridge. MBoSC is currently working with CAL FIRE on construction of a new 4-mile flow trail, with two out of six segments already completed and open to the public.

Learn more about SDSF.

SDSF Flow Trail Update: Tread Bikes 1/10 volunteer work day recap; remaining January work days open for registration

January 14th, 2015

MBoSC/Tread Bikes SDSF Flow Trail Volunteer Work Day Recap A record 53 volunteers showed up on a gorgeous morning this past Saturday January 10 to work on the flow trail at Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF). Fueled by coffee and … Continue reading

MBoSC happenings in the days immediately ahead

January 9th, 2015

Wow, such a busy next few days in MBoSC land that we needed to lay it out in a blog post to keep it all straight! Hope you can make it to one or more of these MBoSC-hosted events. Saturday … Continue reading

Reminder: Next SDSF Flow Trail Volunteer Work Day this Saturday 1/10, presented by Tread Bikes; 1/19 (MLK Jr Day) & 1/25 also scheduled

January 8th, 2015

CRAFTING BERMS Saturday January 10, presented by Tread Bikes (register HERE) SERVING FOR TRAILS Monday January 19 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)—Join high school mountain biking teams for a day of advocacy and trail building (register HERE) SAVE THE DATE Sunday January 25, … Continue reading

Reminder: Dig the Flow! Next SDSF Trail Work Day 1/10, presented by Tread Bikes

January 4th, 2015

Dig the Flow! Help build the SDSF flow trail … Join our Volunteer Trail Work Day this coming Saturday 1/10, presented by Tread Bikes The next Volunteer Trail Work Day at Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF) is scheduled for Saturday January 10, with Tread … Continue reading