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Western Divide Highway Opens – SQF

On the Sequoia National Forest side of the wilderness is a paved road called the Western Divide Highway. As of 2 PM today, the Western Divide Highway will be open to the public for use. The road allows users to … Continue reading

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More Roads are Open

On the Sequoia National Forest, the Western Divide Highway and Parker Pass is now open.   This will allow easier access for those living or travelling in the San Joaquin Valley near Porterville to get to the Lloyd Meadow Road. … 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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Roads Closed for the Season

The Western Divide Highway and Parker Pass on the Sequoia National Forest are now closed as of 11/9/2012. Although these roads do not directly affect access to the Summit, Lewis Camp, and Jerkey Meadows Trailheads, the closures require users accessing … Continue reading

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