Tag Archives: Alpine County

High Runoff in Hot Springs Creek

At Grover Hot Springs State Park a couple of weeks ago, spring runoff was in full swing and it’s the highest water I’ve ever seen in Hot Springs Creek. It was a nice opportunity to prop the camera against a … Continue reading

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Pine Seedlings and Oak Galls at Grover Hot Springs

There was much to see at Grover Hot Springs a couple of weeks ago (in early May). As soon as I stepped out of the car on arriving in the campground, I found bunches of pine seedlings, most still holding … Continue reading

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The Falls on Hot Springs Creek

Hot Springs Creek originates at Burnside Lake, nearly 8,200 feet above sea level on the east side of the Sierra Nevada in Alpine County, east of Hope Valley, southwest of Hawkins Peak. In its first 2.5 miles it tumbles down … Continue reading

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