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Located at the foot of the Southern Sierras, this small town is a perfect overnight stop on your way up to the Giant Sequoia National Monument on the Western Divide Highway. A night time stroll through town; down to the bridge, by the river, behind the fire station can be stargazing perfection.
elevation: 1033'
population: 967
zip code: 93265


river valley with mountain peaks nearby

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Tulare County
E of Porterville
on Hwy 190



  • backpacking
  • camping
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • horse pack trips
  • houseboating
  • boating
  • watercraft
  • waterski
  • rodeo
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Balck County Park
  • Mountain Home State Forest
  • Sequoia National Forest
  • Lake Success
  • Tule River
  • Golden Trout Wilderness
  • Giant Sequoia National Monument
  • Blue Ridge National Wildlife Refuge
  • description:
    Oak woodlands & steep hillsides along with the Tule River, plus the Sequoia National Forest w/ pine forest above make this town a great Southern Sierra jump-off spot. Only a few food establishments with limited hours, so come early.

    nearby towns:
    Camp Nelson
    Three Rivers

    Sequoia Groves Everywhere


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