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Welcome to Bass Lake

Bass Lake features mountain scenery, water sports, and recreational activities, as well as a village with restaurants and gift shops. The many stores and services of Oakhurst are only 15 minutes away. Bass Lake provides easy access to both Yosemite National Park and Sierra National Forest, as well as country roads which invite exploration. Bass Lake is at an elevation of 3,400 feet, with large stands of pines and cedars surrounding the 1800-acre lake.

  • Water Skiing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Hiking
  • Sightseeing
  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Steam-Train Rides
  • Live Theatre
  • First-Run Movies
  • Bowling
  • Fine Dining
  • Live Entertainment
  • Historical Sites and Cultural  Museums, including those commemorating the native Mono Indians, pioneers, vintage clothing, and wildlife
  • Children's Museum of the Sierra
Special events add to the year-round fun at Bass Lake:
  • Bass Lake Fishing Derby
  • Under the Stars Car Show
  • Custom & Classic Car Show
  • Antique & Classic Wooden Boat Show
  • Jazz on the Lake
  • July 4th Boat Parade & Fireworks Display
  • Half Marathon
  • Arts & Crafts Festival
  • Classic Triathlon
  • Farmers’ Market
  • Smokey Bear Run
  • Precious Sunset PowWow
Want more? North Fork events include:
  • Loggers Jamboree
  • Indian Fair Days
  • Fall Festival
Nearby Oakhurst has:
  • Numerous Arts & Crafts Shows
  • Chocolate Festival
  • The Mountain Peddlers’
    Flea Market & Craft Shows
  • Many other Special Events

The Sierra Vista Scenic Byway makes a beautiful day-long drive from Bass Lake to North Fork and up into the high country, reaching more than 7000 feet in elevation, and including spectacular scenery, Mile High Vista, the amazing Globe Rock, and other landmarks. Plan a picnic lunch, have a full tank of gas, and enjoy a day driving through forests and along meadows. There are many opportunities along the way to stop, take pictures, and hike as much as you like.


Bass Lake Vacation Rentals
Yosemite West Lodging, Inc. • P.O. Box 507, Bass Lake CA 93604 • 559-642-2211
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