The Castle Fire is now up to 15,000 acres. Trails leading into the Sequoia side of the wilderness are in the process of being closed.
All trailheads and trails leading into the Golden Trout Wilderness from the Sequoia National Forest are in the process of being closed to public entry under a Forest Closure Order due to the Fires. Several Wilderness travelers have been evacuated from the Trout Meadow area. Permit holders for future trips into the Wilderness have been notified.