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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.
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elevation: 5501' population: 132 zip code: 96120


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Alpine County
South of Tahoe
on Hwy 4 & Hwy 89



  • backpacking
  • camping
  • fishing
  • cross country skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • historic schoolhouse & jail
  • Sierra Nevada lakes
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • Hot Springs
  • Carson River East Fork
  • river rafting
  • river kayaking
  • autumn colors
  • creeks
  • reservoirs
  • trails
  • bike race
  • 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
  • markleeville campgrounds

    Upper Blue Lake Campground
    Upper Blue Lake Dam Camping
    Lower Blue Lake Campground
    Middle Creek Campground PG&E
    Silver Lake Campground
    Hope Valley Campground
    BLM Camping Indian Creek

    tent camping

    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
    local links:

    Alpine County Chamber of Commerce
    P.O. Box 265 Markleeville, CA 96120

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