Grover Hot Springs State Park

Outside the Bay Area

Grover Hot Springs State Park is located on the east side of the Sierra at the edge of the Great Basin Province, near Markleeville. It is characterized by open pine forest, and sagebrush and meadows. The park has a pool complex with a hot pool and a swimming pool hot springs, a campground, picnic area and hiking trails.

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Camping with kids at Grover Hot Springs

March 2005

We would like any recommendations/comments good and bad about Grover Hot Springs in Markleville for camping. There will be two families with kids 9, 7 & 4. Ali

That is a great age for GHS. My extended camping group went once and the kids (ages 13 &15) still talk about it. Great bicycling, good hike to waterfalls, big rocks to climb all over the camp area, maybe a stream going through and of course the hot springs and pool. I recall something unusual about the pricing for the hot springs/pool but don't recall what it was.... Bear lockers and the possibility of were the only negative. There is a great restaurant/bar at the intersection where you turn to get on the road to the camp. We took the kids there for breakfast and dinner. Have fun! jodi

We love Grover Hot Springs. No special comment on the campground, it's typical and very nice. Bring quarters for showers. The surrounding area is really beautiful. Pretty high though, so dress warmly unless you're going mid-summer months. Letitia

sorry, typing w/babe in arms - but re: GHS - LOVE IT!!! - camp w/ kids