Tag Archives: Inyo National Forest

Video: Horseshoe Meadow to Forks of the Kern

Enjoy a users journey through the Golden Trout Wilderness. The individual starts on the eastern most side in Horseshoe Meadow and comes out at the Forks of the Kern. The video is shaky at times, but viewers should get some … Continue reading

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Lion Fire Settles into the Kern River Canyon

The Lion Fire still remains at 75% containment prior to the potential storm entering the area today. Depending on if and how much rain falls across the area, it may be at a higher containment. Here is the latest news … Continue reading

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Video: California Golden Trout’s Long Journey Home

Check out how the California Department of Fish and Wildlife return native Golden Trout to Volcano Creek. They released the fish back to their native waters on July 13, 2017. Why did they need to rescue them? Check out the … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Indian Fire at 80% Containment 

Crews have begun fire suppression rehabilitation on the Indian Fire. Trail closures remain in place for now. The lightning caused wildfire is now at 80% containment.

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Wildfire: Indian Fire at 40% Containment

The Indian Fire is now at 40% containment. To help users understand exactly where the fire is located as well as the trail closures, see the image above. Plan accordingly and stay safe in the Golden Trout Wilderness.

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Wildfire: Indian Fire has Slight Growth

The Indian Fire in the Inyo National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness grew slowly today. The fire is now at 2,624 acres with 20% containment. New information was released regarding what fire crews are doing with the fire. … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Indian Fire Now at 2,536 Acres

The Indian Fire continues to grow as well as managed for resource benefit. See details below from the official news release. Size: 2536 acres Cause: Appears to be lightning Containment: 10% Crews: 9 Fuel Type: Whitethorn/Jeffrey pine Aircraft: 6 helicopters, 1 air attack fixed wing Location: Golden … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Indian Fire Grows to 879 Acres

The Indian Fire continues to grow slowly. It is now at 879 acres with 5% containment. No changes with the trail closures at this time. Below is an excerpt from InciWeb in the evening hours. The Indian Fire is estimated … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Indian Fire Now at 613 Acres

Nothing much has changed other than the size of the fire is continuing to grow. The exact new release from the incident is below. Fire Facts: Size: 613 acres Cause: Appears to be lightning Containment: 0% Crews: 2 Fuel Type: … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Indian Fire up to 325 Acres

The Indian Fire is estimated to be 325 acres and 0% contained. It continues to grow slowly to the north and east. Three helicopters are being used to cool the fire’s edge and slow fire growth to confine and contain … Continue reading

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