Arcata Field Office

Arcata Field Office

The Arcata Field Office is responsible for the administration of natural resources, lands, and mineral programs on over 200,000 acres of public land in Northwestern California. The Area includes the King Range National Conservation AreaHeadwaters Forest Reserve and the Trinidad Gateway to the California Coastal National Monument. We welcome you to BLM Arcata - Enjoy Your Visit!!

Headwaters Redwood Forest in the fog with understory in the foreground.People standing on a bluff overlooking the King Range and Lost Coast.Trinidad beach with the rocks and islands of Trinidad Bay and harbor from a beach perspective.Dune vegetation and dunes with trees on top of the sand dune in the distance.

Headwaters Forest Reserve

King Range National Conservation Area

Trinidad Gateway to the California Coastal National Monument

Ma-le'l Dunes Cooperative Management Area

Forested mountains and a blue sky in Lacks Creek watershed.Bright blue sky with clouds and dune vegetation of Mike Thompson Wildlife Area South Spit Humboldt Bay.Cypress trees and dunes at the Samoa Dunes Recreation Area.Beach, Pacific Ocean and bottom portion of Fleener Creek Watershed from the bluffs of the Lost Coast Headlands.

Lacks Creek Management Area

Mike Thompson Wildlife Area, South Spit Humboldt Bay

Samoa Dunes Recreation Area

Lost Coast Headlands

Elkhorn Ridge WildernessYuki Wilderness trailheadSouth Fork Eel River WildernessAerial photo of the Yolla Bolly Middle Eel Wilderness

Elkhorn Ridge Wilderness

Yuki Wilderness

South Fork Eel River Wilderness

Yolla Bolly Middle Eel Wilderness

Little Darby Nature Trail


BLM Invites Public Comments on OHV Grant Application

King Range National Conservation Area Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act

Bureau of Land Management to Begin Prescribed Burning on Public Lands

BLM Lifting Fire Restrictions on North Coast Public Lands

BLM Offering Firewood Cutting Permits at Lacks Creek near Arcata

Arcata Field Office partners with Friends of the Dunes and over 900 students to create aerial art in the shape of a Giant Squid

Endangered Wallflower Brings Color Splashes to the Dunes

A closer look at the California Coastal National Monument 

Fortuna's East High School Receives National BLM Recognition

Agencies Will Loan Tools to Defeat Scotch and French Broom.

Top 10 points of interest

Important Information

Lacks Creek Management Area Management Plan Update
Lacks Creek Management Area Management Plan  Environmental Assessment 
King Range National Conservation Area Approved Resource Management Plan and Record of Decision (ROD)
King Range National Conservation Area Proposed Management Plan and Final EIS 

Lynda J. Roush, Field Manager
Bureau of Land Management
Arcata Field Office
1695 Heindon Road
Arcata, CA 95521-4573
Phone: (707) 825-2300
Fax: (707) 825-2301
Office Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F
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