Category Archives: Openings – Roads

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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Horseshoe Meadow Road is Open!

The main access to the eastern side of the Golden Trout Wilderness is open. Users can now take the Horseshoe Meadow Road and access many of the sites on the Inyo National Forest. Enjoy!

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Two More Open

Two more roads have opened to access the Golden Trout Wilderness from the Sequoia National Forest side. The North Road (21S50) is partially open. Currently users can get access to the Golden Trout Pack Station and Lewis Camp TH at … Continue reading

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Roads – June 5, 2017

As of this posting, there are no changes in road conditions. The main access to the Golden Trout Wilderness remains via Mineral King on the Sequoia National Park or using the Lloyd Meadow Road within the Sequoia National Forest. If … Continue reading

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Last Road Conditions Update for May

Many of the roads remain closed due to snow. Here is the final day in May report of the current road conditions to access the Golden Trout Wilderness. Sequoia National Park opens their road to Mineral King. Just expect to … Continue reading

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One Road, One Way

The snow pack has been great this year, but it has definitely pushed back the date for people’s plans to enter portion so the Sierra Nevada mountains. The Golden Trout Wilderness portion of the Sierra Nevada is no exception. This … Continue reading

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Road Access Update for 5/9/17

Ready to head out into the wilderness Memorial Day weekend? Well you may want a plan B if you were going to use some of the popular roads to access the trails. Right now many are still closed. Here is … Continue reading

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