Activities and Amenities
GROUSE VALLEY, CA
part ofSequoia National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Sun Nov 23 2014 Season Dates
OverviewGrouse Valley is located in the Giant Sequoia National Monument within Sequoia National Forest. The facility is actually a complex of three cabins, including the Caretakers Cabin, Hillside Cabin and Lakeside Cabin.
The Lakeside Cabin is the largest of the three and can accommodate up to 12 people. Both the Hillside Cabin and the Caretakers Cabin, which is a guesthouse attached to the garage, can accommodate 10 people.
The property is nestled in an open scenic valley, which contains two lakes surrounded by pine and oak trees and a few small fruit and nut orchards. The serenity and open space provided at Upper Grouse presents visitors with a rare opportunity to enjoy the Sequoia National Forest apart from the traditional campground experience.
The Upper Grouse Valley is located approximately 11 air miles north of Springville, California, at an elevation of around 4,800 feet. Vegetation on the property includes riparian, mixed conifer (ponderosa pine, incense cedar, and white fir), an apple orchard, an almond orchard and other various landscaping plants.
Visitors are invited to fish, canoe and hike around the lakes on the property. All California Department of Fish and Game and U.S. Forest Service regulations apply.
The Lakeside Cabin is two-story log cabin, spanning 1,550 square feet with an 8-foot covered deck on three sides. The Hillside Cabin is also a log cabin with 1,400 square feet and an 8-foot deck on three sides. The Caretakers Cabin is attached to the garage and is 1,032 square feet.
Activities and Amenities
Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
The county road from Springville to the cabin is narrow with many sharp turns, and vehicles over 22 feet are not advised.
Take Highway 190 east from Porterville to Springville. After passing through Springville, take a left on Balch Park Road. Drive approximately 10.5 miles, then turn left onto Blue Ridge Dr./Co Route 276/Mtn Rd 276. Travel 6 miles to arrive at the Upper Grouse Valley Area on the right.
Go through the gate and close and lock the gate behind you. Travel down the dirt road approximately a mile. The cabins will on your left through another gate, which should also be closed and locked upon entry.
The Caretakers Cabin is located on the left immediately after the second gate. The Hillside Cabin is located on the right immediately after the second gate. The Lakeside Cabin is located at the end of the cabin driveway.
Mailing Address:GROUSE VALLEY
49629 Blue Ridge Dr.
Springville CA 93265
Phone Number:Information: (559)539-2607