Tag Archives: Forks of the Kern

Video: The Wild Kern River

Chris Walklet heads down the Forks of the Kern trail to fish the Wild and Scenic Kern River. Enjoy the sounds of the river, the silence of a hike, a F-16 jet or two, and the catches he makes. Are … Continue reading

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Video: Golden Trout Part 1

Three guys head out to the Golden Trout Wilderness from what looks like the Forks of the Kern Trail on the Sequoia National Forest side. Enjoy part 1 of their journey.

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Trail Report: 33E20

According to a hiker named Scotty, the trail that goes between Forks of the Kern TH and Kern Flat (33E20) contains one down tree on the Sequoia National Forest side of the wilderness. The location is across from the Rattlesnake … Continue reading

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Lloyd Meadow Road (21S82) Opens

Forest Service road 21S82, known as the Lloyd Meadow Road, is now open for public use on the Sequoia National Forest. This road provides access to the wilderness trailheads via the Kern Flat Trail (33E20) starting at Forks of the … Continue reading

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48 Hours at the Forks of the Kern

Another story has surfaced about a 48 hour trip down the Forks of the Kern River trailhead back in November. Check out the photos and story as one user experiences this trail and adventure for the first time. Story -> … Continue reading

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Trail Report: Flatiron Loop Trip

Troop 26 from Los Angeles went on the Flatiron Loop trip through the Golden Trout Wilderness. Trail conditions, water sources, and their experience¬†was contributed to the site by Chris. Here is what they found. Brackets were added for clarification purposes. … Continue reading

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More Roads Open!

More roads are now open on the Sequoia National Forest. These include the Sherman Pass Road, which gives access to the Blackrock Trailhead and Kennedy Meadows, and¬†road 20S67 to Forks of the Kern trailhead. Users can now access the trails … Continue reading

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Roads Start to Open

It seemed like only a matter of time with such little snow and rainfall. A Forest Service road is now open for the season. The Lloyd Meadow Road (FS 22S82) is now open from Johnsondale up to Jerkey Meadow Trailhead … 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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Roads Re-Opened? Yep!

The storm brought in the snow, but not enough to stick around. California Department of Transportation stated the Western Divide Highway and Parker Pass are now re-opened until the next big storm comes through. This will allow users to access … Continue reading

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