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One of the most popular recreational lakes in the Sierra Nevada, mainly due to it's proximity to Yosemite National Park. Bass Lake is a great alternative to camping inside Yosemite Valley. Lotsa boating, fishing, skiing & numerous campgrounds around this lake. For more seclusion try camping in hidden redwood grove away from the lake, but still close by. Long ago Bass Lake was formerly known as Crane Valley Reservoir.

Sierra Nevada Topo Map
Sierra Nevada Topo Map
Sierra National Forest Map
Sierra National Forest Map
Tuolumne Meadows Map
Tuolumne Meadows Map
Half Dome Map
Half Dome Map
Yosemite National Park Map
Yosemite National Park Map
Yosemite Valley Trail Map
Yosemite Valley Trail Map
elevation: 3420' population: 607 zip code: 93604


Sierra Lake with pines & oaks surrounding; recreational mountain lake

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Madera County
E of Oakhurst
off Hwy 41 near jct. Hwy 49



  • backpacking
  • biking
  • boating
  • camping
  • hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • fishing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Snow Skiing - Badger Pass
  • Water Craft Rentals
  • Water Ski
  • Bass Lake Boat Rentals
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Sierra National Forest
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Fresno Flats Historical Park
  • Sierra Mono Indian Museum
  • Wassamma Round House SHP
  • Bass Lake
  • Mammoth Pool Reservoir
  • Central Sierra Nevada Forests Map Set
    Central Sierra Nevada Forests Map Set

    bass lake campgrounds

    Spring Cove Campground
    Lupine Cedar Bluff
    Forks Campground - Oakhurst
    Wishon Campground Bass Lake
    Chilkoot Campground
    Kelty Meadow Camping
    Soquel Campground Willow Creek
    Big Sandy Campground
    Summerdale Campground Yosemite
    Nelder Grove Campground

    tent camping

    Very popular mountain community, residential & recreation lake inside Sierra National Forest, on the south side of Yosemite National Park. Camping outside Yosemite park is plentiful around here.

    nearby towns:
    Yosemite National Park
    El Portal
    local links:

    Bass Lake Chamber of Commerce
    P.O. Box 126, Bass Lake, California 93604

    Sierra Flyfisher
    Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad
    Yosemite Siteseeing Tours
    Sierra Star Newspaper
    Bass Lake Cabins & Reservations
    Sierra National Forest Map USDA
    Yosemite National Park Map
    Imus Sierra Nevada Topo Map

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