Boggs Mountain State Forest For Mountain Biking

The 39th most popular mountain bike trail in California.

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North of Napa Valley, the 3,500 acre Boggs Mountain State Forest has a lengthy network of trails and fireroads through madrona, redwood and whispering pine. There are 22 miles of unimproved roads and more than 14 miles of non-motorized use trails that cover a variety of terrain including meadows, ridge tops, and dense forests.

To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Calistoga, follow SR29 northeast for 9.5 miles into Middletown. Turn left heading northwest on SR175 for 9.5 miles through Cobb. Turn right onto Forestry Drive (FS500) towards the forest fire station and park near the helipad. Trail maps are usually available on a kiosk.

Overall, Boggs Mountain State Forest is the 39th most popular mountain bike trail of all 132 mountain biking rides in California. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Boggs Mountain State Forest including Oat Hill Mine Trail, Las Posades / Pacific Union College Trails, Skyline Park, Annadel State Park and Mount St. Helena Trail.

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Boggs Mountain State Forest Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  Boggs Mountain State Forest (707) 928-4378; California Tourism (916) 444-4429; Lake County Visitors (800) 525-3743; Palisades Mountain Sport, Calistoga (707) 942-9687.

Recommended Book:  "Northern California Mountain Biking" from Ann Marie Brown

Best Season:  Apr. - Nov.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Calso Camp; Cobb Village Inn

Luxury Loding:  Golden Haven Hot Springs, Calistoga (707) 942-6793

Breakfast Restaurant:  Eggscellent Skillet Cafe, Cobb; Beulahs, Middleton

GPS:  38.58, -122.55

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  7/18/2016

ID:  5862

Boggs Mountain State Forest Mountain Biking Map


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