Category Archives: Openings – Roads

Last Road Opens

The road to Mineral King is now open for public use. This is the final road to open for the summer 2018 season. Users can now access the northwestern most tip of the Golden Trout Wilderness via Farewell Gap. When … Continue reading

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More Access! Sherman Pass Road

The Sherman Pass Road is open to the Black Rock Trailhead. Now users can access the Inyo National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness besides Horseshoe Meadow. The Black Rock Trailhead is a popular starting point for those going … Continue reading

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One Road, Several Trailheads

As of 9 AM this morning, the North Road (21S50) will be open to the public! This is a major access point to several trailheads on the Sequoia National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Trailheads now accessible are … Continue reading

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Mountain Home Opens on 5/10

Mountain Home Demonstration State Forest announced they will be opening up on May 10, 2018. Great news for all those wanting to get to the Long Meadow TH on the western most portion of the Golden Trout Wilderness. The Long … Continue reading

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Lloyd Meadow Road Opens – SQF

Great news for those wanting to get in the wilderness earlier than Memorial Day weekend. The Lloyd Meadow Road (22S82) is now open to Jerkey Meadow TH as well as 20S67 to Forks of the Kern TH on the Sequoia … Continue reading

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A Road Opens….

Many roads accessing various trails to the Golden Trout Wilderness are still close. They are estimated to open as early as mid-May, but ultimately by Memorial Day weekend. Are you itching to get a head start and catch the wilderness … Continue reading

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Schaeffer Fire Area Closure Order Ends!

Good news for those wanting to cut over to the eastern portion of the Golden Trout Wilderness. The road closure has been lifted on the Sherman Pass road! Below is directly from the Sequoia National Forest’s public release letter. Schaeffer … Continue reading

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Correction: Portion of Road is Closed

I received a follow up message from the Forest Service office in Springville stating the North Road (21S50) from Clicks Creek TH to Summit TH is still officially closed. There was a small note underneath that was missed the first … Continue reading

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All Roads are Open

Updating everyone that officially all roads are open to access the Golden Trout Wilderness. Those wanting to head into the Inyo NF side through the Blackrock Trailhead should not take stock. The Kern River Ranger District front desk reports there … Continue reading

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Long Meadow Trail Accessible!

Just heard word from a voice message at Mountain Home stating Shake Camp is open! This means users can drive to Shake Camp and begin hiking on the Long Meadow Trail. The Long Meadow Trail provides access to popular areas … Continue reading

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