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Headwaters Forest Reserve

Headwaters Through Time Quest

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Quest Trail Information

Start: At the Headwaters Quest Box (a quarter mile up the Elk River Trail from the Elk River Trailhead)

Contact: Julie Clark, Headwaters Park Ranger | 707-825-2317

Total Length: ~2 miles RT

Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour

Difficulty: Easy (mostly paved)

Quests/Patches Available at: BLM Arcata Field Office (1695 Heindon Rd, Arcata; Phone: (707) 825-2300, open M-F)

Driving Directions
Take Exit Herrick Ave/ Elk River Rd. (# 702) from HWY 101 (just south of Eureka).

Northbound, turn right, then right again onto Elk River Road and drive approximately 6 miles to the Elk River Trailhead parking area.

Southbound, turn left over the overpass and then right onto Elk River Road (see directions above).

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