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Sequoia National Forest Reopening

October 14 2020 — The Sequoia National Forest is opening additional recreational opportunities for the public originally closed due to the Sequoia (SQF) Complex fires.
Visitors may now access the Trail of 100 Giants. The roads are open from California Hot Springs to the intersection of Western Divide (M107) with Last Chance Road (Forest Road No. 22S02). From there, a visitor can travel down Last Chance Road to the Lloyd Meadow Road (Forest Road No. 22S82) then south to reach Johnsondale. Areas west to the forest boundary and north of this route are closed, while areas south are open.

October 14th, 2020 by Sequoia NF News


Sequoia NF COVID-19 and Recreation Update – Temporary Closures in Effect

May 17, 2020 — The USDA Forest Service, Sequoia National Forest (SQF) announced that developed recreation sites will remain closed on the Western Divide Ranger District until May 21, the Hume Lake Ranger District until June 11, and the Kern River Ranger District until May 21.

May 20th, 2020 by Joseph David


Needles Rock Formation Temporarily Closed

PORTERVILLE, August 19, 2019 – The Needles rock formation, very popular with rock climbers, will be closed for a short duration while the charred staircase from the Needles Lookout is removed.

August 20th, 2019 by Joseph David


2019 Annual Dinner April 6th

The GSNMA Annual Dinner will be held on April 6, 2019, at the Lamp Liter Inn, 3300 W. Mineral King Avenue, in Visalia, CA 93291.This year’s speaker will be Rachel Smith…

March 8th, 2019 by Eric Mart


New ranger station opens in Kernville

 PORTERVILLE, Calif., Nov. 6, 2017—More than 100 Kern Valley residents, state and federal representatives, and partners gathered Nov. 1 to celebrate the grand opening of the new Sequoia National Forest Kern River Ranger Station in Kernville, California. Community leaders and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partners joined Randy Moore, Regional Forester for the U.S. Forest […]

November 6th, 2017 by Eric Mart


New ranger station opens in Kernville

PORTERVILLE, Calif., Nov. 6, 2017—More than 100 Kern Valley residents, state and federal representatives, and partners gathered Nov. 1 to celebrate the grand opening of the new Sequoia National Forest Kern River Ranger Station in Kernville, California. Community leaders and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partners joined Randy Moore, Regional Forester for the U.S. Forest […]

November 6th, 2017 by Eric Mart


Chuck White Memorialized at Trail of 100 Giants

The Giant Sequoia National Monument Association and the US Forest Service recently dedicated a bench on the Trail of 100 Giants in memory of GSNMA co-founder, Chuck White.  Chuck was a great person who was dedicated to the Monument and to encouraging its use by the public.  He will be missed.      

September 2nd, 2014 by Eric Mart