Giant Sequoia in Giant Sequoia National Monument (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
SPRINGVILLE, CA June 6, 2013 — Trail of 100 Giants, located in the Western Divide Ranger District, Giant Sequoia National Monument, Sequoia National Forest will be partially closed to travelers for the next couple of months. Construction of the boardwalk alongside the fallen sequoias will begin as early as Monday, June 10th and is expected to last sixty days.
The Sequoia National Forest has contracted with Tate Nagle of “DBA Nagle Earthworks” to construct the boardwalk to fully reopen this trail to the public. “Two giant sequoias fell onto the trail in September 2011 which blocked access for those with disabilities to continue around this loop trail, I would like to see this loop opportunity re-opened to all visitors,” stated Western Divide District Ranger Rick Stevens.