Fields Landing, California
Elevation: 33' Information:
Fields Landing, California is
located adjacent to Highway 101, overlooking the beautiful bay. It
contains a multicultural population supported largely by agricultural
endeavors, government based employers, and a reliable work force in
industrial manufacturing and service related job markets. Year round temperate climate, and an average
rainfall of 40" provide a lush landscape with close access to
California Redwood forests. Its port facility is located 16 sailing
hours north of
San Francisco's Golden Gate, 12 sailing hours south of Coos Bay, Oregon,
and 32 hours sailing time south of Portland, Oregon. It takes 4 hours
and 30 minutes to drive from San Francisco, 1 hour flight time from San
Francisco International Airport and 1 hour 10 minutes from the Airport
at San Jose.
Fields Landing contains
Fields Landing Channel of Humboldt Bay in Humboldt County, California.
Humboldt Bay, California is the last in a series of harbors on the West
Coast of the United States being developed as a deep water port to
service the Pacific Rim and other international ports of call. Because
of the plans currently underway to improve the depth of the bar and
entrance channel Humboldt Bay Forest Products is one of the companies
positioned with facilities on the Fields Landing Channel of Humboldt
Humboldt Bay Forest Products
in Fields Landing is located on the site of a dock which has actively
been used for over 40 years. Humboldt Bay Forest Products has added new
achievements to its shipping capabilities including matching American
technology to South American agricultural needs, and helping to
diversify the local saw mills' product lines.
The nearest hotels to Fields
Landing are located in Eureka, Arcata and Ferndale.
BOAT RAMP IMPROVEMENTS
Site: Fields Landing Boat Launching Area
Location: Humboldt Bay, Humboldt County
Project: Extended existing boat launch ram to enable
launching at low tides and installed a new boat
Cost: Construction cost of $110,000.
Status: Construction completed in October 1991.
Project Chuck Donley, P.E.
Partnering Wildlife Conservation Board
Agencies: Humboldt County Parks Department
PLACING PRECAST CONCRETE MAT FOR RAMP EXTENSION FIELDS LANDING BOAT
Humboldt County is bound on
the north by Del Norte County; on the east by Siskiyou and Trinity
counties; on the south by Mendocino County and on the west by the
Pacific Ocean. The County encompasses 2.3 million acres, 80 percent of
which is forestlands, protected redwoods and recreation areas.
The southern part of the County includes Alton, Carlotta, Hydesville,
Rio Dell and Scotia; the Avenue of the Giants communities; Garberville
and Redway; the Eel, Mattole and Van Duzen River communities; Humboldt
Redwoods, Richardson Grove and Grizzly Creek State Parks; and the King
Range National Conservation Area.
The northern part of the County includes the City of Trinidad, Orick;
Redwood National Park; Prairie Creek and Humboldt Lagoons State Parks;
and several State Beaches.
The eastern part of the County includes Willow Creek, Hoopa Valley
Indian Reservation, Orleans, and a great deal of Six Rivers National
The southern border of the County is located 225 miles north of San
Francisco, the closest major metropolitan city. The County is linked by
Coastal Highway 101 to the rest of California to the South and the
Oregon Coast to the North. Highway 299 links the County to Interstate 5
to the east. The County airport in McKinleyville has daily flights to
San Francisco, Sacramento, Portland and Seattle. Source:
An official California Welcome Center
with maps, information, free guides and staff is located at
1635 Heindon Road, Arcata, CA 95521. Call: 707 822-3619.