Where to go and where to stay
in Alpine County.
The County of Alpine is the smallest county, by population, in the
U.S. state of California. There are no incorporated cities in the county.
Scenic Alpine County,
California lies along the crest of the central Sierra Nevada, south of Lake Tahoe and
north of Yosemite.
Its name truly describes the area, since snow-covered peaks, high
alpine meadows and beautiful forests are the main geographic features.
The county seat of Alpine County is Markleeville.
Alpine County Chamber of Commerce:
With more than 700 square miles of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Alpine County offers
all-year alpine recreation, two destination ski resorts, world-class fishing, and a
variety of lodging and dining facilities, ranging from rustic to modern.
Alpine County Museum:
The Alpine County Historical Society Museum is located in Markleeville.
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