Sue-Meg State Park: Situated right on the coast north of Trinidad, Patrick's Point is a great way to spend a day or a week. Camping, Hiking and Beachcombing.
Arcata Community Forest: 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. Trail Maps are available at the parking lots.
And last but not least, for a real walk on the wild side, hike the Lost Coast. MAP OF KINGS RANGE shows access and trails within this isolated portion of California's famous wild coast.
*Due to the volume of visitors, California State Parks / National Park Service will require Day Use Permits to access to Gold Bluffs Beach and Fern Canyon. Reservations will be required May 15th to September 15th. Reservations are not required September 16th to May 14th. Visitors are still required to pay the day-use fee. Apply for a Permit: https://www.redwoodparksconservancy.org/permits/fern-canyon-permits