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The Arklay Mountains is a mountain range in the United States, located within the State of Arklay.[note 1] Raccoon City lay just to the south of this mountain range.[1]


Resident Evil[]

  • In the 2002 film Resident Evil, the mansion is located on the outskirts of Raccoon City and is the emergency entry point into The Hive. In a brief shot, the Arklay Mountains are visible in the distance. The film's director, Paul W.S. Anderson, stated that this is a reference to the original Resident Evil video game.

Resident Evil: Apocalypse[]

Apocalypse - Raccoon 7 local weather report

The Arklay Mountains can be seen Northeast of Raccoon City on a weather report.

  • In Resident Evil: Apocalypse, the 2004 sequel to Resident Evil, an opening scene where Terri Morales is presenting the weather forecast, the Arklay Mountains are displayed and are located northeast of Raccoon City.
  • One of the overpasses located in Raccoon City is called Arklay Overpass.
  • When Cain orders Raccoon City to be sanitized, a brief shot shows the B-2 flying over the Arklay Forest.
  • The helicopter crash site at the end of Resident Evil: Apocalypse is located in the Arklay Mountains where Umbrella recovers Alice's body.

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter[]


The Arklay Mountains seen from a distance in Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.

In Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, the 2017 conclusion to Paul W.S. Anderson's film franchise, Alice attacks Alexander Isaacs' convoy of Umbrella operatives en route to Raccoon City. In the far distance, the faint outline of the now barren Arklay Mountains can be seen.



  1. License states identify Raccoon City as being in the fictional State of Arklay, nicknamed the "Foothill State". In the weather report, Raccoon City and the Arklay Mountains are placed over an image of Pennsylvania.
  1. Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004).