Learn more-view our air-quality index forecast. There are a few small patches that can be avoided by going around on loose sand and rock. 7/12 - There is one remaining snow patch along Evolution Lake; it is not stock-passable. Related Information; What is a SOPA? Entering or using the Developed Recreation Sites listed below and shown on Exhibits A, B and C. Bass Lake Ranger District First campsite - Blaney Meadow (10 miles). 10/3 - Trail closed due to SQF Complex and Rattlesanke Fires. Wilderness permits are required for overnight trips. You can then follo… The East Side holds a 100ft long, steep, rotten patch of snow. 7/10 - Small snow patch, easily avoidable, rest is clear. T he Sierra National Forest in California features some of the most iconic wild places in the central Sierra Nevada. 5 downed trees- all are stock passable. 10/1 - Due to the Rattlesnake Fire, the following area is temporarily closed to all individuals: Beginning at the south boundary of the Sequoia National Park with the intersection of the Great Western Divide, north along the Great Western Divide to Kaweah Gap, southeast to Chagoopa Plateau along the base of the Kaweah Peaks to the Kern Canyon, north to Junction Meadow and the Colby Pass Trail (not included), east along the High Sierra Trail (not included) to the John Muir Trail/PCT (not included), south along the PCT (not included) to the park boundary, and west along the park boundary back to the point of origin. Inyo and Sierra national forests extended their closure orders. Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, (559) 297-0706. Nr. You can help us by sending an email to report trail conditions. Many foot prints to follow. For more information please see the Inyo National Forest website and closure order. 7/7 - 4 downed trees between Roaring River and Big Wet Meadow. Sierra, and Inyo national forests are under a temporary closure order as of Monday, September 7, 2020. Visitors should not expect to be able to store their food in a food storage at Kearsarge Lakes. 7/2 - North Side: half-dozen patches of snow, only partially cover the switches, easily avoidable by hikers. Shared By: Brian Fagundes. 7/4 - Still significant snow on steep, high-consequence. Stock travel is discouraged due to trail washouts on the east side. Helen Lake to Muir Pass: 50% snow-covered. as of 9/13 this area is a high risk. Below the tarn there is a much bigger snowfield; it can be avoided by going around on loose sand and rock. Passable to humans, may not be passable to stock. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Sierra National Forest R5-MB-295 May 2016 . Beginning June 10th construction at Chiquito Bridge, expect two (2) hour delays. Hikers should use caution if attempting to cross on the logjam as they can shift without warning.Glen Pass: The North side of the pass has a well-established snowfield crossing and then some navigation required down the scree field to meet back up with the trail a few hundred feet down.The scree field is a bit loose. 7/8 - Trail is in good condition. 7/1 - Trail mostly clear, a few downed trees, Trail kind of disappears for a short period of time just after Frypan Meadow, but then picks up again. 7/2 - Trail crew is clearing from Roaring River to Avalanche Pass today. Sierra National Forest. 6/15 - The Kings River crossing at Upper Paradise is passable. Patches of snow along the ridge line to summit, advise staying way from edge to avoid possible overhanging cornice. Wilderness permits for the following trails are issued by Sierra National Forest. No snow impeded travel, was able to cut east from East Kennedy Lake through Volcanic Lakes region to Granite Pass, which was clear of snow. All drivers are reminded to obey all traffic laws in the designated construction zones, and speed limits. Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, (559) 877-2218 ex.0. Expect contrustion on road between Mile post 11-23. If you're planning a trip in the park that crosses into the national forest, check SQF Complex fire conditions before you hike, and expect smoke impacts. Nr. Otherwise trail is in good condition. 6/23 - Park side of pass is snow free. 6/10 - Taboose Pass Trail on the Inyo National Forest is closed. 8,690′). 6/21 - Bubbs Creek crossing at East Lake Junction, water is swift ~3ft deep. There are local ranger district offices in … There will be no parking allowed on the shoulders and various pullouts during the construction period. 7/12 - The West side is snow-free. Do not rely on trail updates in spring, fall, and winter when there are very few rangers in the field. Hiking poles recommended. Cattleguard near Beasore Meadow, Hazard Trees. 7/10- Creek crossing between Kern Hot Spring and Kaweah Gap easy fording and no snow. This project work is expected to last for approximately 2 weeks. Wilderness permits must be reserved in advance between Memorial Day weekend and mid-September. 11/16 - Watchtower Trail closed for the winter. 2 von 8 Aktivitäten in Clovis. The North Side had a few small patches of snow that could be avoided by going on the edge of the trail or on rock. Reseñas: (637) Fotos: (908) rick russell reviewed Dinkey Lakes Trail [CERRADO] 14 de septiembre de 2020. Most can be avoided by going around on rock. 2 downed trees- both are stock passable. To find more information on current road conditions and chain requirements please follow this link to Caltrans Quick Map. Trail 100% snow-covered with a few foot tracks. Panther Creek is flowing high 3-4" of rocks visible above the water line. One of those is 1/2 -mile before Big Wet Meadow- It is a 'stock stopper.' May require shallow wading to get across some. Recommended Routes in Sierra National Forest - 5 MTB Project is built by riders like you. Perfect for navigating muddy conditions! According to the closure, all trails, roads, and developed areas within these forests and others in California are closed to the public. East side of Mt. Cerrado. On the park side some snow- no special equipment required. Snow at this point was ankle-deep. Hikers can park at Hospital Rock and walk to the trailhead. https://www.alltrails.com/parks/us/california/sierra-national-forest 8 trees 4 miles north and lower than Hot Springs, most are easy ride arounds, a couple are more complicated, but all are passable with stock. 10/3 - Trail south of the pass is closed due to SQF Complex and Rattlesanke Fires. Trail follows the best route through this area. Use Grizzly Road up and around thru the 4S81 (Minarets Road) which will also have road construction taking place. Sierra National Forest Headquarters 1600 Tollhouse Road Clovis, CA 93611. The following acts are prohibited within the Sierra National Forest: 1. Between that lower lake and Helen Lake there are two steep snow patches 20 feet long. Add Your Trails. 7/21 - Snow free, large boulder on bottom switchback on the south side of the pass. Florence Lake Trail: Begins at Florence Lake. 810, Shaver Lake / Sierra National Forest, CA, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. 6/19 - Kearsarge Pass: snow-free/stock-passable Land Manager: USFS - Sierra National Forest Office. 7/16 - JO Pass to JO Pass/Twin Lakes jtn: 7 downed trees- one may be stock impassable. For the most recent updates and a map of the closures, check the Inciweb page for the Rattlesnake Fire. History. Sierra, Sequoia, and Inyo national forests are under a temporary closure order as of Monday, September 7, 2020. 57003 Road 225 California Relay Service 711. Bass Lake Ranger District 57003 Road 225 North Fork, CA 93643 . The terrain includes rolling, oak-covered foothills, heavily forested middle elevation slopes and the starkly beautiful alpine landscape of the High Sierra. Add Your Recommended Routes. WINTER DRIVING in the Sierra National Forest, may require tire chains & cables - Be prepared for rapidly changing conditions: Chain control is in effect in the Sierra National Forest when roads are snowy and slippery, which may be any time, usually November through April. According to the closure, all trails, roads, and developed areas within these forests and otehrs in California are closed to the public. Hikers should seek an alternate crossing. Western Tablelands appear to have ~10% snow coverage. 5/28 – Observed from Little Baldy. Lass dich inspirieren und mach dich auf den Weg in die Natur! Leider sind an den von Ihnen gewählten Daten keine Touren oder Aktivitäten verfügbar. All creeks crossings in the Tyndal area are manageable. Sierra National Forest. Cover: Image of Dinkey Creek, Sierra National Forest. Read More.. SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST AND COVID-19 JUNE 18, 2020 – Some developed recreation and day use picnic sites have met the guidelines of the CDC, and state and local agencies and have re-opened. Trails in Sierra National Forest - 105. Prather, CA 93651, Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, (559) 855-5355 ex.0, Hearing Impaired The fire activity on the Forest has significantly decreased and the Creek Fire management team has since transitioned to a Type 3 organization, local to the Sierra National Forest. Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, (559) 855-5355 ex.0. It descends into Big Arroyo, then climbs up to the Chagoopa Plateau, and drops down again into the Kern River Canyon. Sierra National Forest Headquarters 7/12 - Snow-free. 6/10 – Road is open (Hume Lake Ranger District). 6/8 - New Army Pass had large patches of snow and one patch of ice on 6/8, majority of it was up at the pass descending into Cottonwood Lakes basin, used microspikes and poles for a short section up there to get down. Trail is navigable despite thorns. First mile north of Col - three smaller snow fields covering trail at various locations. SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST REMAINs TEMPORARILY CLOSED OCTOBER 2, 2020 – Sierra National Forest is currently closed to public due to extreme fire danger. 7/2 - South Fork of the Kings Crossing (JMT) River is low, approximately 1 ft. deep. Goat Mountain. und zwischen 1,020 und 11,138 Fuß über dem Meeresspiegel liegen. You can take a short easy ride down Jackson Road or take longer rides through the Nelder Grove of Giant Sequoias or up to a historic fire tower at Signal Peak. Fresno, Madera, and Mariposa Counties, California. Expect many downed trees across the trail. 11/16 - Road to the trailhead is not plowed in winter. This decision will be re-evaluated daily as conditions change. 7/12 - Glenn Pass Snow-free. 7/12 - Snow-free on the South Side. The National Park Service is working servicewide with federal, state, and local authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. Compare elevation, range, calories and other trail … New Army Pass is the recommended route. They can be reached at (559) 297-0706. Effective immediately, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Par… 7/2 - Roaring River to Elizabeth Pass clear of downed trees. 7/6 - Report of tread damage to constructed switchbacks south of Bubbs Creek 7/12- Snow free, South Fork of the Kings: At the trail crossing the water is about a foot deep. Sierra National Forest Headquarters 1600 Tollhouse Road Clovis, CA 93611. Moraine Lake passable. 6/20 - 90% snow-free. 40 Bewertungen. Moderate climb. 6/26 - North side small patches of snow no special equipment necessary. 29688 Auberry Road 93271. 7/2- 1 tree down on the West side of Kearsarge Pass, maybe stock passable. Not recommended for stock. 7/16 - via Rowell Meadow: Trails are in good condition. With more precipitation forecast flows may vary at stream crossings use caution. Guitar Lake to Mt. 05-15-00-20-20 Sierra-Creek- Closure, Minarets Road (FR) 81 Sierra Vista Scenic Byway (4S81). The Sierra National Forest is located on the western slope of the Central Sierra Nevada. 6/6 - Was clear of snow, good trail conditions. There is also large logjam less than 1/4 mile downstream from the old bridge. Whitney: Ranger viewed small patches of snow at the top of the switchbacks There is no way around it for stock, maybe they could go over it. Due to the number of dead trees in this area, camping is temporarily prohibited in the designated Lower Paradise Valley camp sites. High Sierra Ranger District 29688 Auberry Road Prather, CA 93651. Conditions are continuously changing and wilderness hikers need to plan for inclement weather. Snow is rotten, route-finding is necessary and trekking poles are necessary. Construction on Beasore Road will begin on Wednesday June 10th, 2020 paving work will take place on the road one (1) mile passed the Chiquito Bridge. The High Sierra Trail leads from Crescent Meadow up the canyon of the Middle Fork of the Kaweah River, crossing the Great Western Divide by the 10,700' (3261 meters) pass known as Kaweah Gap. Click to view the current SOPA Report . Check the Sequoia National Forest website for details. Trails deemed “unauthorized” in the Travel Management EIS are clearly new trails, and the grant application is in direct contradiction with the EIS. Traction devices may be useful depending on time of day. Intermediate. 05-15-00-18-03. 6/19 - Bishop Pass- E. side, lower down 10 to 20 foot, long patches covering trail, avoidable. There is a stock-stopper boulder on the South Side; hikers won’t have a problem going around it. VER MAPA COMPLETO. Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, (559) 297-0706 . 36K likes. 7/1 - Kennedy Pass: Patchy snow above 10,000 ft, mainly on north facing slopes, a tiny bit of snow on the N. side of Kennedy Pass. 6/27 - Between Kern Hot Springs & JMT Junction, trail is stock passable. The forest is known for its mountain scenery and natural resources. There is a stock-stopper boulder on the North Side; hikers won’t have a problem going around it. 2 von 8 Aktivitäten in Clovis. 5/28 - Observed from Little Baldy. 7/16 - Ranger Lake to Belle Canyon Pass Trail (including spur trails to Lost Lake and Seville Lake) is in good condition. High Sierra Ranger District 29688 Auberry Road Prather, CA 93651. Trail crew hopes to remove these trees next week. Hazard Tree Work in Area - No Facilities Available - No Boat Dock but, Lake is accessible. Forest Order No. Visitors can expect up to two (2) hour traffic delays during the project, and a lot of construction equipment traffic along Beasore Road. Crossed without needing special equipment. 100 foot patch of snow on top of Pass. To Ranger Lake, Trail in good condition. There were only small patches that were easy to avoid. It covered over six million acres (24,000 km 2) of the Sierra Nevada and was about four times the average area of typical California National Forests.Originally it embraced parts of eight counties from Tuolumne on the north to Kern on the south and Mono and Inyo on the east. 6/15 - The trail was 100% snow free all the way to Grouse lake and virtually snow free all the way to the top of Inyo National Forest website and closure order. Small patches of snow above 11,000ft, bigger patches of snow above 11,800ft. There is a shallow section just down stream from the old bridge. TTY: (559) 322-0425 Conclusions – Sierra National Forest was unable to complete plans stated in the 2009/2010 grant and has not added necessary new capacity to complete areas previously left incomplete. 7/23 - Kearsarge Lakes: The food storage locker at Kearsarge Lake was moved last season and will not be replaced/moved back until a trail crew is able to make it out there (later in the season). For more information, check the web pages for Sequoia, Inyo, and Sierra national forests. 7/28 - Pass is snow-free. Explora Sierra National Forest - ve mapas de rutas seleccionadas, instrucciones para llegar así como reseñas detalladas y fotos de excursionistas, campistas y amantes de la naturaleza como tú. There were only 3 downed trees on the trail and they were easy to cross. 6/29 - South side - snow free. 7/12 - There are ten 10-20ft long snowfields on the North Side. Bitte geben Sie ein anderes Datum ein. Winter storms start early in the High Sierra and can surprise unaware wilderness travelers. 7/26 - "Stock-stopper" tree blocking trail at the northernmost creek crossing. Sierra National Forest; Suchen. Grove, and without stopping takes about five hours to drive. On Monday June 29th, 2020 work will then begin on the replacement of the Upper Chiquito Bridge. Snow level approximately 10,000ft. 2 large rocks (2ftx3) on lower switches, partially blocking the trail. 10/3 - Due to the Rattlesnake Fire and SQF Complex, the following area is temporarily closed to all individuals: All lands within the exterior boundary of Sequoia National Park in the Kern River drainage, Tule River drainage, East Fork Kaweah River drainage, and the portion of the Middle Fork Kaweah River drainage south of a line defined by the river and the ridge between the Hamilton Lakes basin and Eagle Scout Creek drainage For the most recent updates and a map of the closures, check the Inciweb page for the Rattlesnake Fire. In Sequoia National Park, the popular John Muir Trail descends from nearby Mount Whitney (elev. 7/21 - Some snow patches with high consequences; Stock passable for experienced packers. 7/2 - No downed trees from Marvin Pass to Roaring River via Sugarloaf Valley. After a temporary fire closure, Sequoia National Forest announced a partial reopening beginning October 2, 2020. All creek crossings fordable on logs, rocks, or shallow wading. 2.9 mi 4.6 km #1 Lewis Creek Trail. For more information on road conditions please contact our Offices. Sierra National Forest is closed, including the PCT. The PCT from the junction from Cottonwood Pass to Upper Rock Creek Lake was also clear of snow, good trail conditions. For more information please call the Wilderness Office at (559) 565-3766. Forest headquarters are located in Clovis, California. John Muir Trail, Evolution Valley, and Goddard Canyon access point. 7/25 - Snow free from Crabtree to Whitney Summit and from Trail Crest to Whitney Summit. Last of switchbacks has 30 foot-long patch avoidable by crawling over boulders. Forest Service Home | USDA.gov | recreation.gov | Recreation Customer Service Standards | USA.gov | Whitehouse.gov, Plug-Ins | FOIA | Accessibility Statement | Privacy Policy | Important Notices | Information Quality, https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/sierra/home/?cid=stelprdb5399344, Forest Order No. California Department of Water Resources snow survey website. 1 snow field on the last switchback trekking poles and traction aids recommended. 6/10 - Roaring River to Kern Ranger Station: All stream crossings 2 feet or less, not swift but slippery. For more information on this project and alternate routes through the forest please contact the Bass Lake Ranger District at 559-877-2218. Bears appear to be unfazed by mild hazing. 'Trail' difficult to follow at Heather Lake. Clovis, CA 93611, Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, (559) 297-0706, Bass Lake Ranger District 5/28 - Many scattered snow fields above Hamilton on approach to Gap, possibly avoidable. It may be stock passable if stock groups are able to do a bit of shoveling. 6/29- Cairned route mostly snow free. Consider all possibilities before you head out on your trip and check out the Trail Safety page for more information on the potential hazards of wilderness travel. 11/13- Be cautious of potential hazard trees that may drop branches or fall. 6/5 – Woods Creek trail is snow free to Upper Paradise Valley. October 02, 2020 —The Sierra National Forest (SNF) remains under the threat of unprecedented and dangerous fire conditions with the continued burning of the now 311,703 acre Creek Fire and 1185 acre Bullfrog Fire, a combination of extreme conditions, significant wind events, dry conditions, and firefighting resources that are stretched to the limit. Lots of mosquitoes in Granite Basin. May make stock passage difficult. For snowpack data, visit the California Department of Water Resources snow survey website. This Order is effective from June 13, 2018, through June 12, 2019. The Byway is a seasonal route as forest roads are blocked by snow and roads are not plowed or maintained during winter months. Download the free Buckingham Mountain topo map. Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. This closure will remain in effect until sites can be inspected and hazard trees removed. 10/3 - Due to the SQF Fire Complex, formed when the Castle Fire and Shotgun Fire merged south of Sequoia National Park, trail closures are in effect in Sequoia National Forest's Golden Trout Wilderness. U.S. Forest Service - Sierra National Forest, Clovis, California. North Side - about 120 yards of snow field. Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, (559) 855-5355 ex.0. OHV Trail Condition/Status Report. The South Side has one small remaining snow patch. For the most up to date information on frontcountry trails, check in at the visitor center closest to your trailhead. 05-15-00-20-21 Developed Recreation and Trails Closure, Forest Order No. Thousands of people commented on the plan urging additional protection for wild places. During this phase of construction Beasore Road starting at the Upper Chiquito Bridge will not be passable for approximately 120 days the use of alternate routes during this period will be necessary. The PCT goes through Sierra National Forest from the border with Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park at mile ~856 to the border with Inyo National Forest at mile ~888. A boat-taxi across the lake is available from the trailhead in the summer. Slight delays when chipsealing begins. Shaver Lake - Sierra National Forest CA; Map No. How to read the SOPA (legend) The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) Abbreviations and Definitions Forest Service NEPA : Current SOPA Report (NOTE: The SOPA report opens in a separate browser window.) 6/28 - Evolution Creek crossing 20 inches deep trekking poles recommended. North Fork, CA 93643, Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, (559) 877-2218 ex.0, High Sierra Ranger District Much work is needed to insure that legal OHV trails and forest roads are kept open for public OHV use and to reduce potential adverse conditions. Hiking poles recommended. 7/23 - Charlotte Lakes: Multiple reports of bears obtaining food rewards from improperly stored food in Kearsarge Lakes, Charlotte Lake, Vidette Meadow, and Bubbs Creek areas. The Byway is generally open from June through October. 6/5 - Based on parkwide snow levels, trail likely free of snow to Lookout Peak. Majority of snow was east of 'the hump.' 10/3 - Palisade Creek Crossing at Middle Fork/PCT junction- 2 feet deep and swift for about 5 feet. Hiking poles recommended. 6/22 - Mostly snow-free. 6/22 - South side of Muir Pass:Trail is snow-free to lake below Helen Lake. 6 foot section of rockwork has fallen several feet down the cliff 1/4 to 1/2 from Sphinx Creek junction. sending an email to report trail conditions. Downed tree below Evolution Lake at 10,300' blocks stock access to Evolution Basin. 47050 Generals Highway Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, (559) 877-2218 ex.0. 1600 Tollhouse Road This decision will be re-evaluated daily as conditions change. Full Details. During construction on Minarets the road will not be closed to traffic but, drivers to the area can expect delays, especially when the chip-seal work begins. 7/23 - Snow free, except for one 50ft section of snow below Helen Lake. for the Sierra National Forest . 6/29 - About 25 yards of snow on the east side. Central California Trail Closure Sierra National Forest is closed. Sierra National Forest Recreation Site and Road Closure. After running up the bottom of the Kern Canyon, it turns east, climbing parallel to Wallace Creek up to the junction with the John Muir Trail, 49 miles (79 km) from the starting point. The two trails merge and share the same path for most of the way to Highway 120 in Yosemite National Park’s lush Tuolumne Meadows (elev. Please Note: We also offer Fat Tire Mountain Biking! 7/23 - Creek on the north end of East Lake is knee deep and swift; trekking poles recommended. Along this stretch, the route repeatedly descends deep canyons only to ascend to high saddles. Road work will take place from Mile post 11- Mile Post 23. 10/3 - Middle Fork Road to Trailhead is closed. Traction devices are a good idea if crossing early in the morning or late in the day. The Hite Cove Trail is located 5.6 miles from Mariposa, California (CA) in Sierra National Forest. WINTER DRIVING in the Sierra National Forest, may require tire chains & cables - Be prepared for rapidly changing conditions: Chain control is in effect in the Sierra National Forest when roads are snowy and slippery, which may be any time, usually November through April. Tree is 1/2 mile down from the Kearsarge Lakes juction on the High Trail. Ozone and other air pollutants are common here. Trekking poles helpful. Crossable with caution- trekking poles and water shoes advised. Three Rivers, CA There is one tree down about ½ mile down from the Kearsarge Lakes junction that could be a stock-stopper. The Sierra National Forest needs this funding in order to perform the much required road and trail maintenance. Inyo side above 11,500 ft patchy snow. Explore the most popular trails in my list Sierra National Forest with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you. Not recommended for stock. In 2017, the Forest Service released a draft plan for the Forest that recommended no new wilderness. 6/17 - There’s an area of the trail climbing out of Buck Canyon (away from Crescent Meadow) that is pretty eroded. There are logs and rocks to cross on, but this isn’t recommended as the logs move. Summit clear of snow. Wir haben 46 mittelschwere Routen in Sierra National Forest, die von 1.1 bis 44.1 Meilen variieren. https://www.alltrails.com/parks/us/california/sierra-national-forest/dogs Whitney switchbacks to one-mile from Whitney summit: a few small snow patches. for the Sierra National Forest . Bridge is out at Upper Paradise and the crossing is wide with about 2 ft. deep and swift. 7/6 - Marvin Pass to Comanche Meadow: Trail obscured by white thorn bushes in several spots. Vehicles staged at Voyager Rock Photo: USFS/(file) Motor Vehicle use Maps (MVUM) To locate roads and trails designated for vehicle use, and their opening/closing dates on the Sierra National Forest please click here.It is your responsibility to reference the MVUM to stay on designated routes for motor vehicle use. Many downed trees, all are stock passable. Trail Ratings 4.0 from 2 votes #8 in Sierra National Forest #10200 Overall . North side of pass has a few small patches of snow. Check this page for current information about what's currently open in the parks. 14,494′) to join the PCT. Sierra National Forest was the second National Forest created in California and the largest at the time. State law requires ALL vehicles (including 4-wheel/all-wheel drive) to carry tire chains or cables when entering chain-control areas (CA Vehicle Code, Section 605, Sections 27450-27503). 5/28 - Patchy snow fields on final approach to summit. With the Creek Fire now at 85% containment, it has low potential for growth given the current winter conditions. The closure does not impact Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Melting quickly. Gebirge, Natur- & Tierschutzgebiete, Wälder. Sierra National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located on the western slope of central Sierra Nevada in the state of California. 6/19 - Horseshoe meadows to the Siberian Outpost/PCT Junction is completely snow-free and stock-passable. Guests can experience miles of mountain biking trails through majestic Sierra National Forest on the border of Yosemite National Park. Oakhurst, CA Intermediate. Silliman Pass appears clear of snow, possibly holding snow in shaded areas. Kaweah Gap was passable with a bit of trail finding through very small snowy areas. CLOVIS – The Sierra National Forest (SNF) Continues closures. 7/10- Chagoopa Plateau: Several down trees, not good for equestrians. In response to guidance from the Tulare County Department of Public Health and for the health and safety of our visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks are temporarily closed until further notice. 40 Bewertungen. On June 29th road will close to through traffic for bridge replacement. 6/29 - JMT from Crabtree to Mt.Whitney summit: Crabtree to Guitar Lake: snow-free. Here you will find the most recent trail conditions available to us. Last mile before Whitney summit: several large snowfields, some route-finding necessary. 7/4 - Bishop Pass mostly snow free; east side switches shoveled out, 150ft flat snow on top. For more information on trails starting on the east side of the Sierra Nevada, contact the Inyo National Forest Wilderness Permit Office at (760) 873-2483 or check their trail conditions page for more information. Bass Lake Ranger District 57003 Road 225 North Fork, CA 93643. 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