Maps/GIS

The City of Arcata Geographic Information System (GIS) provides digital geographic information analysis and mapping services to City staff, the public, and other jurisdictions and features public access to maps and data. The GIS program also maintains and updates a variety of City databases and records including but not limited to: Parcel ownership, easements, building activity, stormwater utility information, wetlands, zoning, historical sites, and water quality information.

Attention! Your access to and /or use of any and all information provided herein constitutes your agreement to Terms of Use. These maps are for informational purposes only. The City of Arcata, including any employees and sub-contractors, makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy of the information contained in this map. The City of Arcata, including any employees and sub-contractors, disclaims liability for any and all damages which may arise due to errors in the map and the user's reliance thereon.

Online Mapping
Find City of Arcata property information online!

Download City of Arcata Maps
Download GIS Data
Download City of Arcata's GIS spatial data in .shp format for use in Mapping Software like ArcView
Download Google Earth Data
Download City of Arcata's GIS spatial data in .kmz format for use in Google Earth. Requires Google Earth to be installed on your computer.
  • Arcata Ridge Trail - Take a detailed fly-by tour of the proposed Arcata's Ridge Trail
  • Arcata Community Forest Trails - Display Arcata Community Forest trails
Smart Phone Users/Mobile Devices
Going hiking in the Community Forest or Marsh? Looking for downtown parking? Download Arcata's free mobile maps from Avenza PDF Maps and track your location with a blue "You Are Here" dot. No need for cellular coverage to view these maps and there are no data roaming charges when traveling