California closes Miracle Hot Spring tourist spot - beloved by hippies for its 'healing minerals' after body is found floating in water: Victim is second person to have died there in two years

March 01, 2024

A California hot spring in Sequoia National Forest beloved by those who use it for what they claim are 'healing minerals' is being forced to closed after a body was found floating in water. The Forest Service confirmed that a body was discovered at Miracle Hot Springs in one of the tubs on February 17. 'With a second death that can be attributed in part to the hot springs, the area will remain closed until a sustainable long-term solution is reached,' said District Ranger Al Watson. They claim their mission is 'to restore and steward the historical and healing Miracle Hot Springs. Sandy Flat Campground, located just nearby the hot springs, will remain open according to officials.