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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 50%
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • 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.
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      Region Details
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      • 16
      • 1


      Open on Jan 1, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,444
      State Ranking
      #170
      Trails (view details)
      28
      Trails Mountain Bike
      28
      Trails Hike
      28
      Trails Trail Running
      28
      Trails Horse
      1
      Total Distance
      18 miles
      Total Descent
      4,976 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,021 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,136 ft
      Reports
      25
      Photos
      5
      Ridden Counter
      562

      Photos of Arcata Community Forest Mountain Bike

      17 |
      Jul 12, 2018 @ 2:39pm
      Jul 12, 2018
      Ridge Loop Spur, Escondido
      490 |
      Mar 5, 2014 @ 8:05pm
      Mar 5, 2014
      Beith Creek Loop, Arcata
      236 |
      Mar 5, 2014 @ 8:04pm
      Mar 5, 2014
      Beith Creek Loop, Arcata
      174 |
      Mar 5, 2014 @ 8:04pm
      Mar 5, 2014
      Beith Creek Loop, Arcata
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      Videos of Arcata Community Forest Mountain Bike

      sunny brae dh day
      2:34 | 507 | Jan 28, 2015
      jump
      0:12 | 100 | Apr 22, 2012
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