Forest road closure

Due to recent storm damage, forest roads into Boggs Mountain Demonstration State Forest will be temporarily closed until further notice. The forest remains open for day use only from sunrise to sunset by foot, mountain bike or horseback only. For public health and safety, forest visitors are reminded that recreating in adverse conditions is not advised and to plan ahead before arriving. Contact the CAL FIRE Forest Office at 707-928-4378 for any questions” 

New trails open for business!

Friends of Boggs Mountain is excited to announce that three new/old trails are completed and ready for foot, bike or equestrian use. Bear Bones, Boggs Peak and Gails are now open. We have over ten miles of trails with another ten or more to go!
Many thanks to the Redwood Trail Alliance, Kevin Smallman and all the many volunteers for their help in making this a reality!
Stay tuned, we’re around halfway there!


Please note there will be an event in Boggs Mountain Demonstration State Forest impacting use May 6th – May 7th. For the first time since the Valley Fire events are returning to BMDSF which help with a much needed boost for our local economy. There is a permitted mountain bike race over the coming weekend. May 6th-May 7th there is an 8-hour race where riders will do a series of loops over the course of 8 hours. For any road crossings there will be course marshals monitoring for traffic and when it’s safe for riders they will let you through to get to your desired location. BMDSF remains open to the public during events. For a map of the race course which shows trails impacted by the event check our Facebook page . Feel free to come out and cheer on the athletes as they give it their all. Event information and scheduling can be found here

Mountain bike racing returns to Boggs Mountain Demonstration Forest

Friends of Boggs Mountain has worked tirelessly since allowed back into the forest in 2018 to rebuild the trail system that was destroyed by the Valley Fire. With the completion of over eight miles of new trails, this year Boggs will host two races: Bike Monkey eight-hour endurance race on Saturday May 7 and the Norcal Championship race for high school age kids on Saturday May 21st. Race details will be posted on our website and Facebook page prior to each event. The forest will remain open for all users however please be advised that trails used for the racecourse should likely be avoided during the races. Both organizations go to great lengths to accommodate all users but please be mindful of racers and spectators on race days. We encourage anyone interested to come out to enjoy the festivities.