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  • USFS Sequoia National Forest Announces Public Meeting for Revised Forest Plans

    PORTERVILLE, CALIF., AUGUST 15, 2014—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.  The U.S. Forest Service today announced that in anticipation of releasing a Notice of Intent (NOI) at the end of this month, it has scheduled a public meeting for the Sequoia National Forest at: 6:00-8:00pm – Tuesday, September 16, Sequoia National Forest, Supervisor’s Office, 1839 South Newcomb Street,

  • Boardwalk to be Constructed on Trail of 100 Giants

     Springville, Calif., August 5, 2014— Trail of 100 Giants, located in the Western Divide Ranger District, Giant Sequoia National Monument, Sequoia National Forest will be partially closed to travelers for the next couple of months. Construction of the boardwalk alongside the fallen sequoias will begin as early as Monday, August 11th and is expected to

  • 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