Category Archives: Closures

Roads Closed for the Season

Roads accessing the Golden Trout Wilderness have been closed for the season. Users can still access the wilderness, but it will just take longer. Several road closures signs mean adding up to 14 miles of hiking just to a trail … Continue reading

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Issues with Horseshoe Meadow Road (INF)

Date(s): Mar 13, 2017 – May 31, 2017 Substantial rain and snow from the atmospheric river events that took place in January and February of 2017 caused significant damage on Horseshoe Meadows Road. In one particular area, weather induced erosion … Continue reading

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Roads Begin to Close

It is that time of year again were roads begin to close. The recent storms that have passed through California and the Golden Trout Wilderness have shut down the following roads. Inyo National Forest Horseshoe Meadow Road (16S02) Mountain Home … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Jacobsen Fire Closes Trails

If you have been wondering what trails would be close as a result of the Jacobsen Fire, there is no need to wait any longer. A Forest Closure has been released for the following system trails within the Golden Trout … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Fire at 95% Contained

Source: Inciweb The Horseshoe Fire is estimated to be 369 acres and 95% contained. The fire started August 9, 2016 in the afternoon towards the top of the Horseshoe Meadow Road, just east of the developed recreation campgrounds, near Last … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Horseshoe at 368 Acres

Source: Inciweb Limited Entrance for Horseshoe Meadows Fire personnel with the Horseshoe Fire will be allowing limited entrance to Horseshoe Meadows for those people who have a demonstrated need to be in the area. This would include people that need … Continue reading

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North Road (21S50) Still Closed

One of the last remaining roads will likely remain closed over the holiday weekend. Forest Service road 21S50, aka The North Road, will likely keep users from access the Summit, Clicks Creek, and Lewis Camp Trailheads. Why? There is a … Continue reading

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Remaining Roads are Closed

The remaining roads accessing the Golden Trout Wilderness are now closed for the season. The only road open is the 9 mile road from highway 395 to the community at Kennedy Meadows. Users trying to enter this wilderness from this route … Continue reading

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More Road Closures

Bear Creek and Balch Park roads provide access to Mountain Home State Forest and Balch Park. More importantly these roads are the main access points to the western most portion of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Typical trail accessed by these roads are … Continue reading

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INF – Road 16S02 to Horseshoe Meadow is Closed

A popular road into the east side of the Golden Trout Wilderness known as Horseshoe Meadow Road (FS 16S02) is now closed for the season. The Inyo National Forest just posted this information earlier today on their website. As mentioned … Continue reading

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