Best Trails Near Arcata CA

Arcata has 10 trails in the vicinity, including 5 hiking trails and 3 for mountain biking. These trails range from 0.3 to 70 miles in length. The longest trail in Arcata is Hoopa Valley Loop a well-known trail measuring 70 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Hoopa Valley Loop, Highway 299 Waterfalls and Tish Tang Campground. Trails.com member Ron K. recently completed Hoopa Valley Loop.

More information on the best trails in Arcata can be found below.
  • Arcata Community Forest

    2 Reviews

    Arcata, CA

    Even though bikes are allowed on only 7 miles of trail, lots of configurations and many riding directions are possible within this network of gravel/dirt roads with a few stretches of singletracks ...
    •  4.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Even though bikes are allowed on only 7 miles of trail, lots of configurations and many riding directions are possible within ...

  • Hoopa Valley Loop

    1 Reviews

    Arcata, CA

    Redwood National & State Parks; Tall Trees Trail, site of the world’s tallest tree (you must get a free permit and combination to the locked gate from the Redwood Information Center west of Orick ...
    •  Easy
    •  3 hours
    •  70 miles
    •  Guide

    Redwood National & State Parks; Tall Trees Trail, site of the world’s tallest tree (you must get a free permit and combination ...

  • Arcata Community Forest Loop

    1 Reviews

    Arcata, CA

    A leisurely jaunt through second-growth redwood forest along gravel and dirt tracks, just a stone’s throw from the quirky college town of Arcata. Plenty of clearings and small meadows provide ...
    •  1.5 - 2 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    A leisurely jaunt through second-growth redwood forest along gravel and dirt tracks, just a stone’s throw from the quirky ...

  • Arcata / Trinidad

    0 Reviews

    Arcata , CA

    Arcata began in the early 1850s as a supply depot for the gold mines in the Trinity Mountains. It was the county’s first seat of government, a post Eureka took over in 1856. As mining activity ...
    •  Guide

    Arcata began in the early 1850s as a supply depot for the gold mines in the Trinity Mountains. It was the county’s first ...

  • Godwits and Marshes of Humboldt Bay: The Godwit Days Wildlife Festival

    0 Reviews

    Arcata, CA

    Humboldt Bay, the largest estuary north of San Francisco Bay, is the winter home of thousands of marbled godwits and a great wildlife festival that shares their name. The pastures, mudflats, ...
    •  2 days to a week
    •  Guide

    Humboldt Bay, the largest estuary north of San Francisco Bay, is the winter home of thousands of marbled godwits and a great ...

  • Arcata and Humboldt Bay Region

    0 Reviews

    Arcata, CA

    The Humboldt Bay region is one of the prime birding areas of the state. The Arcata Marsh Project is famous both for the excellent wildlife habitat that was created here, and for the variety of ...
    •  Guide

    The Humboldt Bay region is one of the prime birding areas of the state. The Arcata Marsh Project is famous both for the excellent ...

  • Highway 299 Waterfalls

    0 Reviews

    Arcata, CA

    Highway 299 is this region’s parallel to Highway 199 in the north coast region, running from Arcata toward Redding in the east. Highway 299 carries you from the coast-hugging Highway 101 to flat-and-dry ...
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    Highway 299 is this region’s parallel to Highway 199 in the north coast region, running from Arcata toward Redding in the ...

  • Arcata Community Forest Loop

    0 Reviews

    Arcata, CA

    A leisurely jaunt through second-growth redwood forest along gravel and dirt tracks, just a stone’s throw from the quirky college town of Arcata. Plenty of clearings and small meadows provide ...
    •  Approximately 1.5 - 2 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    A leisurely jaunt through second-growth redwood forest along gravel and dirt tracks, just a stone’s throw from the quirky ...

  • Tish Tang Campground

    0 Reviews

    Arcata, CA

    Tish Tang is a campground in the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation, surrounded by Six Rivers National Forest. The mighty Trinity River calls out the siren song here, luring campers to a rocky-banked ...
    •  Guide

    Tish Tang is a campground in the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation, surrounded by Six Rivers National Forest. The mighty Trinity ...

  • Hsu to Acf Road #14

    0 Reviews

    Arcata, CA

    Hsu to Acf Road #14 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Arcata, California. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 94 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.6 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  0.3 miles

    Hsu to Acf Road #14 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Arcata, California. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 94 feet ...