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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      A redwood forest just blocks from downtown Arcata. PDF Map available for Avenza App.

      Arcata's Community Forest is comprised of approximately 790 acres of woodland recreation, with an exceptional network of developed trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding (check the trail maps to determine which trails are open to bikes and horses). Trail Maps are available at the parking lots.
      A number of bridges, stairways and corduroy roads allow the trails to cross steep ravines and traverse forested hillsides. Elevations range from 250 feet at Redwood Park to 1010 feet at the eastern most boundary near the Long Loop Trail #17. This intensively managed forest, combined with developed trails, has an overall effect of a magical, manicured parkland.
      Fickle Hill Trailhead google parking directions
      Disclaimer:
      Camping Prohibited. Dogs must be Leashed.
      Links
      Region Details
      • 10
      • 2
      • 17
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Mar 26, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      30
      Trails Mountain Bike
      30
      Trails Hike
      29
      Trails Trail Running
      29
      Trails Horse
      1
      Total Distance
      18 miles
      Total Descent
      4,971 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,021 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,136 ft
      Reports
      44
      Photos
      14
      Ridden Counter
      1,266

      Arcata Community Forest Mountain Bike Routes

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      BILL V ROUTE
      13 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 3 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 12 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance

      Photos of Arcata Community Forest Mountain Bike

      trail: Meadow (#3)
      31 |
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 10:14am
      Sep 13, 2019
      trail: Sunny Brae DH
      31 |
      Sep 10, 2019 @ 9:27pm
      Sep 10, 2019
      trail: Sunny Brae DH
      24 |
      Sep 10, 2019 @ 9:27pm
      Sep 10, 2019
      trail: Big Rock #4
      29 |
      Jul 2, 2019 @ 12:41pm
      Jul 2, 2019

      Videos of Arcata Community Forest Mountain Bike

      arcata community forest
      0:10 | 318 | Nov 25, 2018
      sunny brae dh day
      2:34 | 685 | Jan 28, 2015
      jump
      trail: Vista
      0:12 | 142 | Apr 22, 2012
      Arcata Community Forest Trail #19
      trail: Trail #19
      2:20 | 65 | Aug 29, 2019 , Arcata

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Trail #19
      Mar 26, 2020 @ 11:07pm
      Mar 26, 2020
      Variableyooperjb RCMBA In good shape but a few wet/muddy spots.
      Ridge Road (#12)
      Mar 26, 2020 @ 8:43pm
      Mar 26, 2020
      Wetyooperjb RCMBA Work has been done on the trail. Fresh...
      Powerline (15)
      Dec 27, 2019 @ 9:19pm
      Dec 27, 2019
      Wetshamus707
      Lower Janes Creek (#6)
      Dec 20, 2019 @ 6:23am
      Dec 20, 2019
      WetJaimeLancaster
      Ridge Road (#12)
      Nov 13, 2019 @ 1:35pm
      Nov 13, 2019
      Very Dryyooperjb RCMBA Trail is clear. It's still a little beat...
      Big Rock #4
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 5:49pm
      Aug 22, 2019
      Dryskelocide
      Ridge Loop Spur
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 5:49pm
      Aug 22, 2019
      Dryskelocide
      Ridge Loop (#13)
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 5:49pm
      Aug 22, 2019
      Dryskelocide
      Big Rock Cutoff #16
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 5:49pm
      Aug 22, 2019
      Dryskelocide
      Beith Creek Loop
      Jan 1, 2019 @ 1:51pm
      Jan 1, 2019
      VariableFlatpeddlerGreat conditions. Only a few wet spots.

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2144057Bernacchi268votetrailSouth Fork Janes Creek Loop (DT)
      May 10, 2020 @ 5:24pm
      May 10, 2020
      user #2144057Bernacchi268riddentrailSouth Fork Janes Creek Loop (DT)
      May 10, 2020 @ 5:24pm
      May 10, 2020
      user #2124600rowanwilliams17wishlisttrailRidge Loop (#13)
      May 6, 2020 @ 9:31pm
      May 6, 2020
      user #1351305ATX-CJ7wishlisttrailBeith Creek Loop and 1 more
      Apr 13, 2020 @ 11:09am
      Apr 13, 2020
      user #989777bjornbingham-photographydifficultyvotetrailCalifornia (#5)
      Mar 29, 2020 @ 3:50pm
      Mar 29, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1904531yooperjbtrailTrail #19Great little flowy trail on the Northeast side...
      Aug 29, 2019 @ 10:59am
      Aug 29, 2019
      user #1904531yooperjbtrailRidge Loop (#13)This trail should actually be split into two...
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 11:03pm
      Aug 26, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Blue Lake Trails 8 33.1 km
      Lacks Creek 1 7 116.9 km
      Tish Tang 125.2 km

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