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Murals Inspired by Nature

Written by Jana Botkin This is the first post in a series by artist Jana Botkin; over the next few weeks join us for a

A Walk Together

Written by Tyson Baker “You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” 

An Artist’s Inspiration: Part 7

Written by Jana Botkin In digging through my stacks (figuratively speaking, since they are digital) of Mineral King pencil drawings, I came up with some

Summer in Mineral King – 2020

Written by Tyson Baker Summers in California are meant to be spent outside. A good place to start is the valley of Mineral King. I

An Artist’s Inspiration: Part 6

Written by Jana Botkin This is the fifth post in a series by artist Jana Botkin; visit weekly for a glimpse into her process as

An Artist’s Inspiration: Part 5

Written by Jana Botkin This is the fifth post in a series by artist Jana Botkin; visit weekly for a glimpse into her process as

An Artist’s Inspiration: Part 4

Written by Jana Botkin This is the fourth post in a series by artist Jana Botkin; visit weekly for a glimpse into her process as

An Artist’s Inspiration: Part 3

Written by Jana Botkin This is the third post in a series by artist Jana Botkin; visit weekly for a glimpse into her process as

High-Quality Exploring

Written by Tyson Baker High-quality exploring is being able to fully enjoy the land while leaving it better for future generations to come.  It is

An Artist’s Inspiration: Part 2

Written by Jana Botkin This is the second post in a series by artist Jana Botkin; visit weekly for a glimpse into her process as

An Artist’s Inspiration

This post is the first of seven in a series by artist Jana Botkin, visit weekly for a glimpse into her process as an artist,

Crystalized – Hard Labor and Poetry

Written by Laile Di Silvestro, Historical Archaeologist, MA During National Poetry Month, it is only fitting that we honor one of the poets inspired by

Good Adventures & Handmade Pie

Written by Tyson Baker I left Visalia and headed towards Mineral King for a spontaneous backpacking trip with two friends of mine, Bruno and Connor.

Welcome to our MKPS Blog

We have decided to create a space where we can share longer stories, histories, adventures, and more from a variety of voices that love Mineral