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      All trails at the Soquel Demonstration State Forest are currently CLOSED due to landslides and other storm damage from this winter. Check https://www.facebook.com/CALFIRESoquel/ for latest info.

      Soquel Demonstration State Forest is situated in the Santa Cruz Mountains along California's central coast. Originally part of a Mexican land grant, the property was logged by several different owners prior to the State taking ownership in 1988. Today, the Forest provides the public access to the beauty of the coastal redwoods and the wildlife found in this habitat type.

      This area provides the best legal technical and intermediate/advanced riding in the Bay Area.
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      Access Info:
      There is a parking pullout and parking lot located 29400 Highland Way, Los Gatos, CA. Those wanting an epic day can ride through Nisene Marks from Aptos.
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      19
      Total Distance
      27 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      14 miles
      Total Descent
      1 miles
      Highest Trailhead
      2,558 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,070 ft
      Reports
      74
      Photos
      77
      Ridden Counter
      2,977

      Photos of Soquel Demonstration State Forest Mountain Bike

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      trail: Sawpit DH
      170 |
      Jun 25, 2016 @ 5:03pm
      Jun 25, 2016
      Sawpit DH, San Francisco
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      trail: Sawpit DH
      163 |
      Jun 25, 2016 @ 5:03pm
      Jun 25, 2016
      | 1 comments Sawpit DH, San Francisco
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      trail: Sawpit DH
      156 |
      Jun 25, 2016 @ 5:03pm
      Jun 25, 2016
      Sawpit DH, San Francisco
      report
      trail: Flow Trail 6
      295 |
      May 9, 2016 @ 6:45pm
      May 9, 2016
      Flow Trail 6, Riverside
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      Videos of Soquel Demonstration State Forest Mountain Bike

      Demo Forest with Jeffsy
      6:10 | 283 | Aug 22, 2016
      First Time at Demo Forest
      0:08 | 124 | Aug 8, 2016
      my 11 year old...
      0:08 | 153 | Jun 11, 2016
      Demo Rock Gardes
      0:06 | 236 | May 9, 2016
      more videos »

      Mountain Bike Routes

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      Santa Cruz Flow Trail
      3 miles
      Flow Trail loop
      14 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #932123joefabristrailBuzzard Lagoon RoadBuzzard Lagoon is best ridden on a cross bike...
      Sep 5, 2017 @ 7:11am
      Sep 5, 2017
      user #1374264Travman21reportHihns Sulphur Spring RoadLong as shit climb for a beginner!!
      Aug 23, 2017 @ 5:10pm
      Aug 23, 2017
      user #1173425Mach6fantrailCorral TrailThis is a Downhill Trail. Since Flow opened a...
      Sep 29, 2016 @ 7:11am
      Sep 29, 2016
      user #884555b0bgreportSawpit DHBusy day on Flow, but absolutely peaceful down...
      Jun 25, 2016 @ 5:05pm
      Jun 25, 2016
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1362808MattwendlingaddridelogSep 19, 2017 ride log
      Sep 19, 2017 @ 3:25pm
      18 hours
      user #993903mnvakulaaddridelogJun 21, 2017 ride log
      Sep 18, 2017 @ 1:12pm
      2 days
      user #767657esteban36addridelogSep 17, 2017 ride log
      Sep 17, 2017 @ 2:15pm
      3 days
      user #1248943wguildwishlisttrailFlow Trail 1 and 5 more
      Sep 17, 2017 @ 12:57pm
      3 days
      user #1231205aalewis1966addridelogSep 10, 2017 ride log
      Sep 17, 2017 @ 11:52am
      3 days
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      Nearby Riding Areas

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      Nisene Marks 1 94.1 km
      DeLaveaga Park 1 38.6 km
      Bear Mountain9.9 km
      Santa Teresa Park 1 110.2 km
      Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve 110.2 km
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