Tag Archives: Mineral King

Last Road Opens

The road to Mineral King is now open for public use. This is the final road to open for the summer 2018 season. Users can now access the northwestern most tip of the Golden Trout Wilderness via Farewell Gap. When … Continue reading

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Roads – June 5, 2017

As of this posting, there are no changes in road conditions. The main access to the Golden Trout Wilderness remains via Mineral King on the Sequoia National Park or using the Lloyd Meadow Road within the Sequoia National Forest. If … Continue reading

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Mineral King Photo Comparison

Some users enter the Golden Trout Wilderness through Mineral King. Once south of Farewell Gap, they enter into what some consider a hidden gem within the Sequoia National Forest’s side of the wilderness. By the looks of things in the … Continue reading

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Road Access Update for 5/9/17

Ready to head out into the wilderness Memorial Day weekend? Well you may want a plan B if you were going to use some of the popular roads to access the trails. Right now many are still closed. Here is … 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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Remaining Roads are Open

The remaining two roads, 21S50 and Mineral King, are now open to access the Golden Trout Wilderness. Enjoy and be safe!

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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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Snow Arrives and Road Closures Begin

The first storm with enough moisture and cold temperatures has arrived bringing snow. As many people are happy to have rain/snow in California, this does mean some roads accessing the Golden Trout Wilderness will close for the seasons. It is too … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunity – Golden Trout Wilderness on SQF

Wanting to give back and help preserve trails for generations to come? Consider checking out the High Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew. Starting the August 2, 2015, and going 1 week, volunteers have the opportunity to maintain a “gem” of the … Continue reading

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Still Open? Yep!

After calling the district offices within the National Forest, users can still access the Golden Trout Wilderness at some of the most popular entry points. The only roads that are currently closed are entry points via Mineral King and Horseshoe … Continue reading

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