Category Archives: General

Contacting the Sequoia National Forest

If the standard numbers to the office are not working for the Sequoia National Forest, here are some alternative numbers according to their official website.

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A Better Way to Think About Wildland Fires

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Roads Update

Just wanted to do a quick mention that the roads information is updated and accurate as of this posting. Right now the only road open is to Kennedy Meadows from the east side of the Sierra Nevada. All other access … Continue reading

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General Updates for SNP, SQF, and INF

There are some official updates regarding obtaining a wilderness permit for the GTW due to the COVID-19 issue. Here is an excerpt below from the Sequoia National Forest (SQF). 2020 Golden Trout Wilderness Permits – Under current circumstances with COVID-19, the Sequoia … Continue reading

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Sequoia National Forest Announcement

Forest Service extends closure of most developed recreation sites in California through May 15   PORTERVILLE, Calif., – The USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region, announced that most developed recreation sites will remain closed through May 15. Regional Order No. 20-03 … Continue reading

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Roads Closed for the Season

The remaining roads are now closed due to snow and winter conditions. In the mean time, if you’d like to track the snow pack you can check out the website below. It shows the snow pack for the Golden Trout … Continue reading

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Roads are Closing

It is that time of year again where access to many trailheads begin to close down due to winter conditions. The recent winter storm has dropped several inches of snow across the Sierra Nevada. Currently access to the Golden Trout … Continue reading

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Caution: Poodle-Dog Brush

Post from the Sequoia National Forest to all visitors. Poodle-dog bush can cause severe irritation to the skin if touched, akin to poison oak or poison ivy. It can raise blisters lasting as long as two weeks or more. The … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Jordan Fire

According to Inciweb, there is a fire in the Golden Trout Wilderness. It is located on the Inyo National Forest side, just west of Blackrock. It is currently burning down slope towards Jordan Hot Springs. Here is more information. The … Continue reading

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National Trails Day Coming

June 1 is National Trails Day. A perfect time to get outside and make a difference on a trail. If you are interested, make sure to check out the link below to find an spot near you. If there isn’t … Continue reading

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