Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF)

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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.


Press Release: No Santa Cruz Super Enduro for 2015

March 27th, 2015

March 27, 2015 • Santa Cruz CA — Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBoSC) today announced that their Santa Cruz Super Enduro (SCSE) fundraising event at Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF) will not run in 2015. The number of special use permits at SDSF … Continue reading

SDSF Flow Trail Update: Sign up for this Sunday’s (3/29) Volunteer Trail Work Day sponsored by Mick’s Automotive

March 26th, 2015

MBoSC SDSF Flow Trail Update: Sign up for this Sunday’s (3/29) Volunteer Trail Work Day sponsored by Mick’s Automotive Don’t forget! The next Volunteer Trail Work Day on the flow trail at SDSF is scheduled for this coming Sunday March … Continue reading

SDSF Flow Trail Update: Ibis Cycles 3/14 volunteer work day recap; Mick’s Automotive 3/29 work day open for registration

March 18th, 2015

Ibis Cycles SDSF Flow Trail Volunteer Work Day Recap
62 motivated volunteers threw in to put the finishing touches on Trail Head Cyclery-sponsored segment 6 of the flow trail at Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF) this past Saturday March 14. Continue reading

SDSF Flow Trail Update: Sign up for Saturday’s (3/14) Volunteer Trail Work Day sponsored by Ibis Cycles

March 10th, 2015

The next Volunteer Trail Work Day on the flow trail at SDSF is scheduled for this coming Saturday March 14, with Ibis Cycles generously providing the day’s hospitality, along with regular work day sponsors Whole Foods, Summit Store, Adventure Sports Journal, and Ninkasi Brewing. Continue reading