Tag Archives: Giant Sequoia National Monument

Video: Maggie Lakes

Take a 7 minute journey with user Beto Renteria on an overnight trip to Maggie Lakes. See lush green meadows, vista points, one of Maggie Lakes, and more. Here is what Beto noted about the video in case you were … 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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Wildfire Update for Sequoia National Forest

Information was just released this morning from the Sequoia National Forest regarding the Hidden Fire, Jacobsen Fire, and others outside of the wilderness area. Springville, Ca. – November 18, 2016 – Four wildfires, Hidden, Meadow, Jacobson, and Slate Fires, burning … 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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Griswold Trail Re-Opened

The Griswold Trail (31E18) runs through the Sequoia National Monument, Mountain Home State Forest, and the western side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Most people would access the trail from Moses Gulch Campground by crossing the river and heading south towards … Continue reading

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Wildfire: North Fire Morning Update

Here is the latest news regarding the North Fire from InciWeb. It is located near the Jacobsen Trail. The morning report goes as follows: The North Fire was discovered late in the day on Wednesday June 10th burning in a … Continue reading

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Wildfire: North Fire

Although not in the Golden Trout Wilderness, there is one nearby. If you are planning to hike around the Sequoia National Forest side of the wilderness this weekend, continue reading for more information. The North Fire is near the old … Continue reading

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Trail Report: Griswold Trail

The Griswold Trail (31E18) is a very old and hardly used trail. It junctions with the Eastside Trail within the Mountain Home State Experimental Forest on the Sequoia National Forest side of the wilderness. This trail provides a steep but … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Closes Roads

The most recent storm dropped snow this time around closing several roads accessing the Golden Trout Wilderness. Consider these roads closed until sometime in April or late May. Hopefully the Sierra Nevada mountains receive a better snow pack this year … Continue reading

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