Horse Ridge Trail

Type: Backcountry
Length: 15.30 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Camping
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Equestrian - Pack trips
Equestrian - Other stock
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Six Rivers National Forest
State(s): California
Counties: Humboldt
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Access from Orleans or Willow Cr. For Willow Cr., Travel east on Hwy 299 from Arcata or west on 299 from Redding. Ask directions at district office.


Beautiful high country trail accesses the western side of the Trinity Alps Wilderness. This area has tremendous views and associated high country recreation opportunities, while having the benefit of low visitor use and solitude.

Additional Details

Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil

Average Grade: 5%
Maximum Grade: 20%
Elevation Low Point: 4,500
Elevation High Point: 6,000
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Kurt Werner
Forest Trail Coordinator
US Forest Service
1330 Bayshore Way
Eureka , CA 95501
(707) 441-3633



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