McArthur Creek Loop Trail

MODERATE 1 reviews
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McArthur Creek Loop Trail is a 13.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Orick, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, birding, and horses and is best used from April until October. Horses are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 13.4 miles Elevation Gain: 2,700 feet Route Type: Loop


horseback riding


bird watching


wild flowers


no dogs

Capture views of the ocean and Orick Valley as the McArthur Trail climbs up the ridge and enters the forest.

Sunday, September 09, 2018

16 mile loop if you start at Orick Rodeo Grounds. Beautiful trail work just enough technical aspects to make it interesting. It was a pleasant surprise to run across a water trough for the horses at just over the halfway mark.

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