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Arcata Community Forest

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1635 Heindon Rd, Arcata, CA 95521-4573
+1 800-346-3482
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Good sample of redwood forest with 10 minutes drive from town

I hike regularly every week but usually have to drive one hour north or south of Eureka for the... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Arcata, California

I absolutetly LOVE the Arcata Community Forest and always hike here every day I'm in Arcata. So... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
San Francisco, USA
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A beautiful 600-acre forest of small redwoods and ferns.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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1635 Heindon Rd, Arcata, CA 95521-4573
+1 800-346-3482
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I hike regularly every week but usually have to drive one hour north or south of Eureka for the magestic redwood forest. Arcata community Forest is just as impressive, plus conveniently located a stone throw away from town.

Thank Ookie1682
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I absolutetly LOVE the Arcata Community Forest and always hike here every day I'm in Arcata. So beautiful, so peaceful, so majestic.

Thank JDZatSF
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Nice surprise. Great scenery in town. We stayed in a home on Union near by. I actually enjoyed city Redwood parks as much or more than the forests.

Thank amyi380
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Conveniently located in the middle of Arcata, entering this "city park" is like stepping in the past As soon as you take the park driveway to the parking lot, you are surrounded by huge redwood tree... which were probably there centuries ago The forest is...More

Thank BlueBoyTX
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Great trails, beautiful scenery, bike paths.....awesome. The Redwood forests of Nortern California are a thing of intense beauty. The safety and peacefulness of these trails are unequaled.

1  Thank mjgovednik
Reviewed 16 July 2017

If you do not have much time and you want to take a wonderful walk try this. Trails 1 and 2 are doable by any age. The trail is a nice width, fairly even, and these two trails do not have too much climb. Parking...More

1  Thank Terry A
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Wonderful family place great trails very pet friendly great information along the way. Nice size redwoods.

Thank 897barbaran
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Easy to access with beautiful trails and just amazing old trees. And it is dog friendly (but keep your pooch on leash).

Thank Franziska M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Arcata embodies everything great about California, and this wonderfully preserved patch of Redwoods is a big part of that for me anytime I'm in the area. I love taking my dog through the trails, and we usually encounter other friendly dogs(and humans) along the way....More

1  Thank Merrick B
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We hiked in the area and really enjoyed the old trees and peacefulness of the area. There were horses, bikes and other hikers but it was not disturbing. Truly a jewel of Arcata.

Thank jsMT1994
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Saskia R
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Response from Melanie B | Reviewed this property |
I might be a bit late, but there was a place called the Lazy J (or L?) ranch when I was a kid that did horse rides...