Big Meadows

AKA: Big Meadow Winter TrailheadSequoia National Forest, Hume Lake Ranger District, Big Meadows Creek, Big Meadow Campground, Lost Meadows, Buck Rock Jeep Trail, Buck Rock Fire Lookout, Little Boulder Creek, Kennedy Meadow, Tornado Meadow, Deer Meadow, Footma

Summary


This part of the Sequoia National Forest has miles of novice and moderately challenging trails and a small sand pit. The popular Buck Rock Jeep Trail leads to a fire lookout that has panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, the Kings River, Monarch and Jennie Lakes Wilderness plus the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Camping is available at Big Meadows Campground, Buck Rock Campground and near the sand pit. For a unique camping experience check out the Big Meadows Cabin.

{ Last know status: Open | Approximate size: Unknown Mile(s) | Last updated: November 08, 2017 }

Terrain Experience Level


Expert
Some
Advanced
Some
Intermediate
Mostly
Beginner
Some

Terrain


Rhythm Section
Unknown
Roots
Unknown
Mud
Some
Sand
Some
Jumps
Some
Hill Climbs
Some
Hard Pack
Some
Gravle
Unknown
Large Loose Rocks
Some
Other Hazards
Some

Allowed Vehicles


Motorcycle
Allowed
ATV
Allowed
4x4
Allowed
SxS
Allowed
Snowmobile
Unknown

Details


Nearest City

Nearest city to Big Meadows is Miramonte, California


Google Map

View Miramonte, CA on Google Maps

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https://www.google.com/maps/place/Miramonte%2C+CA

Spark Arrestor

A spark arrestor or exhaust cap is required

Noise Limit

Limit of: 96 db

Open Dates

spring - fall

FS

Sequoia National Forest - Hume Lake Ranger District 35860 East Kings Canyon Road Dunlap, CA 93621 (559) 338-2251


www.fs.usda.gov

No Description

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/sequoia/recreation/ohv/recarea/?recid=79569&actid=32

Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park 47050 Generals Highway Three Rivers, CA 93271-9700 (559) 565-3341


www.nps.gov

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http://www.nps.gov/seki/index.htm

Recreation.gov (877) 444-6777


www.recreation.gov

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http://www.recreation.gov/camping/Big_Meadows_Cabin/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=75335&topTabIndex=Search

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Trail Information: Big Meadow Winter Trailhead

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During the winter months, this location provides for many types of recreation. One can park here and begin a day of cross country skiing, snow shoeing, or snowmobiling. Sharing the forest is necessary on most of the cross country ski, snowshoe and snowmobile routes. Recommendations: Be ctheteous and respectfull to allow all forest visitors to safely enjoy their winter travel.  Operate snowmobiles at minimum speed near skiers or snowshoers. Maintain minimum speed until you are well beyond those on foot. Sn

{ Last know status: Open | Approximate size: Unknown Mile(s) | Last updated: March 11, 2017 }

Terrain Experience Level


Unknown

Terrain


Rhythm Section
Unknown
Roots
Unknown
Mud
Unknown
Sand
Unknown
Jumps
Unknown
Hill Climbs
Unknown
Hard Pack
Unknown
Gravle
Unknown
Large Loose Rocks
Unknown
Other Hazards
Unknown

Allowed Vehicles


Motorcycle
Unknown
ATV
Unknown
4x4
Unknown
SxS
Unknown
Snowmobile
Allowed

Trail Points

Known points on this trail


Trail Start

Starting point for Big Meadow Winter Trailhead

FS Regulation

Restrictions are posted, but check at the Ranger Station for full information.

Best Season

Winter

Busiest Season

Winter

Forest Service Links


Forest Service Page

No Description

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/sequoia/recarea/?recid=79584

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