Best bird watching trails in Arcata Community Forest, California

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Explore the most popular bird watching trails in Arcata Community Forest with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of bird watching trails in Arcata Community Forest, California
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Top trails (7)
#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
#2 - Beith Creek Loop
Arcata Community Forest
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
#3 - Fickle Hill Grade Trail
Arcata Community Forest
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
#4 - 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
#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 - 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