Tag Archives: Forks of the Kern Trailhead

Sequoia NF Closes Trails within Golden Trout Wilderness

On February 16, 2021, a Forest Order went into effect closing many of the roads and trails within the Castle Fire (part of the SQF Complex). This order carries out through the end of December, 2021. As seen in the … Continue reading

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Quick Update on Wildfires

Fire Size: The Castle Fire is now 3800 acres in size. Shotgun Fire remains at 200 acres right now. Closures in effect or planned: Jerkey Meadow Trailhead, Forks of the Kern Trailhead, Trails past Stockbridge to Trout Meadow, Trails from … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Castle and Shotgun Fires Grow Rapidly

Summary: Castle Fire = 2,000 acres and Shotgun = 200 acres. Official posting from InciWeb: The Castle Fire burned past the Little Kern River on Saturday, and is advancing towards the Flatiron to the east and Trout Meadow towards the … 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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Despite Storm, Roads Remain Open

This recent past weekend brought a lot of rain to California. In the southern Sierra Nevada mountains, it brought snow to higher elevations (above 7,500 feet). However, with the warmer conditions most of the snow has melted off from the … Continue reading

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