Markleville CA. – Sweet news today from Alpine County. Grovers Hot springs State Park has decided it is safe to open for summer hiking and riding.
Grover Hot Springs State Park in Markleeville has announced that the hiking trails and day use picnic area has reopened for the first time since the Tamarack Fire closures.
The park is open for hiking and picnic area use only, from sunrise to sunset. The hot springs and campground remain closed until further notice. The State Parks website urges visitors to remain conscientious of potential hazards while visiting: “Please keep in mind that hazards still exist in recently burned areas, especially once you pass beyond the park boundaries, including hazard trees, unstable ground, and flooding.”
Parking fees for the day use area are $8.00 regular admission and $7.00 for seniors ages 62 and older.
Visit parks.ca.gov for more information
Tamarack Burn Scar prevalent in Grover Hot Springs Area
Sierra Rec Magazine was out at Grover only a month ago and at the time rangers had no idea if they could open at all this summer. The Tamarack fire from 2020 burned all around the park. the images below are form March 2022.
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