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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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This community forest its right next to Humboldt State University. I like that is pet friendly but... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
Los Angeles, California
Breathtakingly gorgeous

What can be said about the most incredible forests in the World? You have to experience this - the... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Michael M
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A beautiful 600-acre forest of small redwoods and ferns.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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1635 Heindon Rd, Arcata, CA 95521-4573
+1 800-346-3482
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

This community forest its right next to Humboldt State University. I like that is pet friendly but the downside is that you have to watch out for dog poop! This forest has some gorgeous views and i also found a banana slug

Thank brendita18
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

What can be said about the most incredible forests in the World? You have to experience this - the coastal Sequoia redwood forests have 5 times the bio mass of the next closest forests in the World per sq'. Well tenured paths and friendly dog...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Who knew there was a Redwood forest right in the town of Arcata. We went way north to visit some of the forests and parks. Our last day we didn't want to travel far so we found the community forest. It was beautiful!! We walked...More

1  Thank Pam B
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Main entrance was closed so we parked on the street and took the hiking trail. Half way on our hike my daughter stepped in dog poop that seemed to be everywhere on the trail. Other than the poop issue was a good hike and playground...More

Thank Renee F
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We've been here various times before and will be back in the future, as we LOVE hiking around the Arcata Community Forest, breathing the fresh air, communing with the magnificent trees, seeing all the shades of green, listening to the streams, being with being itself.

Thank JDZatSF
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Even though the trees here are not as huge as the other areas they are still no less amazing! The area is great for a hike or short walk, and the air is so fresh and clean that it is invigorating!

Thank Ernest S
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Beautiful forest. Easy to park at the HSU campus Redwood Sciences Laboratory, where the frisbee golf course starts. We met a nice guy there who threw a few holes with us; seems like a popular course with the locals.

Thank 650_KenN
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We hiked about 5 miles of the trails here. There are several and you could get easily lost if you do not know your way around (we used our all trails map app). But overall good hike, close to town and dog friendly.

Thank whonea
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Arcata Community Forest is a beautiful place to ride or hike. It's multi-use trails work well for horses, bicycles, and hikers. The surroundings are incredible. The fairly large number of trails allow for short or long walks/rides. I have been riding in the forest many...More

Thank Rhonda J
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Lovely "younger" redwoods in a large urban setting. Stop and take a picture of the map for the trails, there are no paper one's available. Most, but not all, of the trails are marked. We spent many hours and 8 miles enjoying the community forest.

1  Thank Integral L
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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...