Category Archives: Restrictions

Sequoia National Forest Enters Fire Restrictions

Fire restriction information was just released from the Sequoia National Forest. Here is what the order states. PORTERVILLE, Calif, May 8, 2020 – The Sequoia National Forest will enact fire restrictions prohibiting campfires, stove fires, welding, or smoking on all public lands … 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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Forest Closure Order Modified = Access to the GTW is back!

An updated Forest Order now allows for access to the western side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Users can now access trails like the Summit, Long Meadow, Clicks Creek, and Lewis Camp trailheads. Check out the Forest Order for more … Continue reading

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Exempt from Fire Restrictions

The Sequoia National Forest has issued fire restrictions for the Hume Lake and Western Divide Ranger Districts. However, the Golden Trout Wilderness is an exempt so no worries there. However, traveling through the National Forest to get to the wilderness … Continue reading

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Fire Restrictions Reduced, Not Eliminated

In response to the decreasing fire danger, the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument have reduced fire restrictions, effective immediately.  Campfires and charcoal barbecues will once again be permitted inside most developed campgrounds and other designated areas. The … Continue reading

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Elevated Fire Restrictions

Porterville, Calif., July 15, 2016 – Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument officials have elevated the level of fire restrictions starting July 14, 2016. According to Brent Skaggs, Sequoia National Forest Fire Management Officer, NO campfires or charcoal fires, are … Continue reading

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