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  • GSNMA to Operate Leavis Flat Campground

    Leavis Flat Campground is now operated by volunteers from the GSNMA and the California Hot Springs community under an agreement with Giant Sequoia National Monument/Sequoia National Forest. The campground is located ¼ mile below Hot Springs Resort and approximately 30 minutes from the Trail of 100 Giants and Deer Creek Grove - the southernmost grove of Sequoias.

  • FIREWORKS PROHIBITED IN MONUMENT AND ON THE FOREST

    Springville, Calif., June 25, 2014—For Immediate Release As we prepare for the upcoming holiday, Forest officials remind visitors that fireworks, even “safe and sane” are not allowed in Giant Sequoia National Monument or Sequoia National Forest. We have already seen fires spread quickly and consume hundreds of acres on the Forest. It is extremely important

  • FIRE RESTRICTIONS IN EFFECT MAY 21ST

    In response to the increasing high fire danger, the Sequoia National Forest, Tule River Reservation, and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) within the Central California District (CND)  announced today, an Interagency Declaration to impose fire restrictions for all Federal and State protected lands within Fresno, Tulare, and Kern Counties effective Wednesday May 21, 2014. In

  • Community and Forest Service come together to keep the Kern Wild and Scenic

    Kernville, Calif., May 19, 2014—For Immediate Release. The Forest Service partnered with volunteer groups and community supporters this year to keep the Wild and Scenic Upper Kern River clean. Because of their effort, visitors can enjoy this beautiful riparian habitat. The Keepers of the Kern, Kern River Conservancy, and Forest Service employees have picked up