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Attention Campers: Poso Guard Station Cabin will be closed due to hazardous trees starting from December 3, 2013 through April 3, 2014. Please check back for updates.
Attention: Fire Permits may be needed for any propane cooking equipment or propane lanterns. Please contact http://www.fs.usda.gov/sequoia for permit information.
POSO GUARD STATION CABIN, CA
Status: Open year round. Season Dates
OverviewThe Poso Guard Station Cabin is situated on a mountain top in the Giant Sequoia National Monument in the Sequoia National Forest. Perched at an altitude of 4,480 feet, the cabin is only an hour from Bakersfield, California. The cabin has expansive views of the San Joaquin Valley and surrounding mountains, including Tobias Peak, and is a great base for a forest getaway.
Poso Station Cabin was constructed in 1933 near the small town of Posey to provide a residence for fire patrolmen stationed in that area. The exterior is constructed of board and batten-style paneling nailed to a standard wooden frame. The interior has been modified with paneling, modern sliding glass windows and modern counter tops in food preparation area.
The cabin is situated amidst pines and oaks and has views of the Greenhorn Mountains, which are part of the Sierra Nevada range.
In the summer, hiking, fishing, biking and horseback riding are popular options. Skiing and snowmobiling are popular in the winter. Stargazing is enjoyable year-round.
The one-story, one-bedroom cabin sleeps five and offers electricity, hot and cold running water and a furnace for fall and winter seasons. The bedroom contains a queen-size bed and a twin bed. The living room has a double hide-a-bed couch that sleeps two.
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Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From Bakersfield, California, take Highway 65 north to Highway 155. Turn east on 155 and continue to the Jack Ranch Road. Turn left (north) and travel to the Old Stage Road (M3). Travel through the Balance Rock settlement until you come to a 4-way intersection. The driveway to Poso Cabin is a hard turn back to the left.
From Porterville, travel south on Highway 65 to Ducor. Turn left (east) on Avenue 56 to Fountain Springs. At the 4-way stop, turn right onto Old Stage Road. Travel southeast to the intersection with the Jack Ranch Road. Turn left (north) on M3. Travel through the Balance Rock settlement until you come to a 4-way intersection. The driveway to Poso Cabin is a hard turn back to the left.
Mailing Address:POSO GUARD STATION CABIN
Phone Number:Information: (559)539-5230