Tag Archives: Balch Park Road

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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Wildfire: Pier Fire at 17,418 Acres

The Pier Fire continues to grow with 0% containment. The acres burned are up to 17,418 as of 9 AM this morning. Those heading into the western side of the Golden Trout Wilderness will need to take alternative routes. Smoke … 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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More Roads are Open

More roads have opened in preparation for Memorial Day weekend! The quick list of roads now open are listed below. Included is a brief idea of commonly visited areas associated with the roads opening. Mountain Home State Forest (Balch Park … Continue reading

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Road Closures

Two roads have closed and more will likely follow if the current weather drops snow in the Southern Sierra Nevada mountains. Inyo National Forest – Road 16S02 to Horseshoe Meadow is now closed. Mountain Home State Forest – Balch Park … Continue reading

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Balch Park and Bear Creek Roads Open

Two more roads are open today; Balch Park and Bear Creek. Both roads allow users to access the western most portion of the Golden Trout Wilderness via the Long Meadow Trail on the Sequoia National Forest side. There are no … Continue reading

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Road Closures for the Season – Part 2

Tulare County Roads Department announced both Balch Park and Bear Creek Roads are closed. Both of these roads allowed users to pass through Mountain Home State Forest to access the Long Meadow Trailhead at Shake Camp. The trailhead is typically used to … Continue reading

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