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Best trails in Arcata Community Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Arcata Community Forest, California? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 8 moderate trails in Arcata Community Forest ranging from 2 to 4.1 miles and from 95 to 980 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Fickle Hill Grade #9, Big Rock Trail #4 and Meadow Trail #3 Loop
Arcata Community Forest
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 14 m
Fickle Hill Grade #9, Big Rock Trail #4 and Meadow Trail #3 Loop is a 4.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Arcata, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderShow more
#2 - Beith Creek Loop
Arcata Community Forest
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 36 m
Beith Creek Loop is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Arcata, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optShow more
#3 - Fickle Hill Grade Trail
Arcata Community Forest
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
Fickle Hill Grade Trail is a 2.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Arcata, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#4 - Community Loop Road #8
Arcata Community Forest
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 24 m
Community Loop Road #8 is a 2.8 mile loop trail located near Arcata, California that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hiking, walking, running,Show more
#5 - Jolly Giant Trail Loop
Arcata Community Forest
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h 1 m
This trail begins at Humboldt State University. There is no official trail head. You can park in the student lot with a day pass ($3.50) or at meters on Granite Ave. (both free on weekends).Show more
#6 - Nature Trail, Fickle Hill Grade, and Meadow Trail Loop
Arcata Community Forest
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 52 m
This route begins at the end of Park Rd and uses the Nature Trail Loop, Short Trail, Fickle Hill Grade, and Meadow Trail.Show more
#7 - Community Forest Loop Road, Lower Jane's Creek Trail, and Jane's Creek Road Loop
Arcata Community Forest
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 54 m
This route begins at Diamond Dr and uses the California Trail, Community Forest Loop Road, Lower Jane's Creek Trail, Spruce City, Jane's Creek Road, and Vista Trail. Show more
#8 - California Trail, Community Forest Loop Road, and Ridge Road Loop
Arcata Community Forest
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 5 m
This route begins on Diamond Drive and uses the California Trail, Community Forest Loop Road, and Ridge Road. Show more