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Withe the help of fire crews, the Tamarack Fire wildfire has burnt around the town of Markleeville California. Clean up is now in progress. Quaint little town w/ awesome hiking, mountain biking, alpine fishing, rafting. Hot springs nearby in the Sierra Nevada.
elevation: 5501'
population: 250
zip code: 96120


mountain forests, meadows, river, lakes, streams

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Alpine County
South of Tahoe
on Hwy 4 & Hwy 89



  • Backpacking
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Snow Skiing
  • Snow Mobiling
  • Historic Schoolhouse & Jail
  • Numerous Sierra Lakes
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Hot Springs
  • Carson River East Fork
  • River Rafting
  • River Kayaking
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • El Dorado National Forest
  • Toiyabe National Forest
  • Tahoe National Forest
  • Grover Hot Springs SP
  • Kirkwood Snow Parks
  • Indian Creek Recreation Area
  • Carson River East Fork
  • Blue Lakes near Tahoe
  • description:
    California meadows in forested high Sierra; Near lakes, river, streams & tons of wilderness. Minimal services in town.

    nearby towns:
    Lake Tahoe
    South Lake Tahoe
    Hope Valley

    Grover Hot Springs CA


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