Arcata Ridge Trail: Sunny Brae Section
ElevationAscent: 464' 141 m
Descent: -3' -1 m
High: 656' 200 m
Low: 195' 59 m
GradeAvg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 20% (11°)
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“A lovely trail through the woods.”— Leah Newton
Climb the stairs from Margaret Lane next to the water tank, then follow the signs for the ART until you reach the sign marking the part that hasn't been constructed yet.
For much of the way, this trail crisscrosses a wider path/dirt road, and it doesn't really matter which one you run on, although I'd argue the ART is a nicer trail.
Once you pass the entrance to the one-way downhill trail, though, be sure to keep an eye out for the next left turn marked with an ART signpost, otherwise you'll wind up running the Beith Creek Loop instead (which isn't necessarily a bad thing).
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Land Manager: City of Arcata Parks and Recreation