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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
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  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
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      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.
      Parking google parking directions
      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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      Local Trail Association
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      MBoSC
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #100
      State Ranking
      #1
      Trails
      19
      Total Distance
      27 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      14 miles
      Total Descent
      7,896 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,558 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,070 ft
      Reports
      156
      Photos
      92
      Ridden Counter
      5,818

      Photos of Soquel Demonstration State Forest Mountain Bike

      10 |
      Jun 12, 2018 @ 6:45pm
      Jun 12, 2018
      Hihns Sulphur Spring Road
      7 |
      Jun 12, 2018 @ 6:45pm
      Jun 12, 2018
      Sulphur Spring Road, Capitola
      6 |
      Jun 12, 2018 @ 6:45pm
      Jun 12, 2018
      | 1 comments Sulphur Spring Road, Capitola
      7 |
      Jun 12, 2018 @ 6:45pm
      Jun 12, 2018
      Sulphur Spring Road, Capitola
      more photos »

      Videos of Soquel Demonstration State Forest Mountain Bike

      Demo Forest with Jeffsy
      6:10 | 373 | Aug 22, 2016
      First Time at Demo Forest
      0:08 | 147 | Aug 8, 2016
      my 11 year old...
      0:08 | 202 | Jun 11, 2016
      Demo Rock Gardes
      0:06 | 272 | May 9, 2016
      more videos »

      Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      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 #1565539mjyerdonwishlistrouteFlow Trail loop
      Jun 22, 2018 @ 9:45pm
      8 hours
      user #1365214jhaenleinaddridelogJun 22, 2018 ride log
      Jun 22, 2018 @ 6:21pm
      11 hours
      user #1364955Sullyhmb9addridelogJun 22, 2018 ride log
      Jun 22, 2018 @ 3:35pm
      14 hours
      user #1557324nickelodeon0votetrailRidge Trail and 8 more
      Jun 22, 2018 @ 2:02pm
      15 hours
      user #1023876camerond5addridelogJun 22, 2018 ride log
      Jun 22, 2018 @ 12:59pm
      16 hours
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