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Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest Visitor Center is scheduled to open for the Memorial Day Weekend.

Tips for a Safe Memorial Day Weekend Inyo National Forest ~ May 23, 2017– Memorial Day Weekend is viewed as the start of summer and visitors can have a beautiful visit to the Eastern Sierra this weekend. The wildflowers have been spectacular in the Owens Valley, Inyo and the White Mountains and the Sierra Nevada capped with a full snowpack is a stunning sight. However, visitors to the forest should be still be prepared for winter conditions throughout the high country of the Inyo National Forest after a substantial winter season. Many roads, including Tioga Pass, Reds Meadow Valley Road,...

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Devils Postpile Campground May Not Open In 2017

2017 Winter May Cause Delay or Even Closure to Sierra National Monument Camping This Summer Devils Postpile National Monument, Mammoth Ca , January 31, 2017 – Due to potential flooding and heavy snowload, the 20 site Devils Postpile Campground may be closed for the 2017 summer season.  With over 20 feet of snow in January alone in Mammoth Ca and more snow scheduled for this week possibilities of limited access  or delayed access to the Devils Postpile National Monument area can be expected. As more information becomes available, status will be updated on the website. Within the Reds Meadow...

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FB Live – Sierra Snow and Recreation Report January 10, 2017

Updates From around the Sierra: This Sierra Storm system is not done yet, however it has already left its mark on what is going to be a great winter recreation season. Today’s Facebook Live Video we give you a run-down of all the latest Snow totals, closures for the Sierra from Mammoth mountain to the South up to Lassen Volcanic National Park in the North. Crazy Snow Totals in Lake Tahoe and Mammoth.     Send us your reports, images or questions on Reecreation in the Sierra. Be safe and...

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Updated Flood Warnings

Flood Warning Understanding that most have seen these warnings already, hear are the updated Flood Warnings for the Central / Northern Sierra Regions as of 2:30 pm today. Find your local Flood warnings here: You need a Frames Capable browser to view this content. FLOOD STATEMENT – NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO, NV – 243 PM PST SAT JAN 7 2017 … The flood warning continues for the following rivers in California…Nevada… Susan River At Susanville affecting Lassen COUNTY Middle Fork Feather River Near Portola affecting Plumas COUNTY Truckee River Near Truckee affecting Nevada AND Placer COUNTIES Truckee River At Reno...

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CHILI & BEER FESTIVAL KICKS OFF FRIDAY IN RENO

Reno, Nev. – Preparations are underway for the Grand Sierra Chili & Beer Festival, which returns to Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GS, Friday, Oct. 21 through Sunday, Oct. 23. This year’s festival features more than 200 award-winning chili cookers from around the world as part of the 50th Annual World’s Championship Cookoff, a Youth Division Chili Cookoff, more than a dozen craft beers from around the region, a local Firehouse Chili Challenge and the Chef’s Chili Cookoff Challenge presented by Yelp! and headline entertainment that includes Cherry Poppin’ Daddies and blues rock musician Shane Dwight. The festival will...

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