Top Adventures in Bass Lake

  • Camp at Greys Mountain Campground

    From Greys Mountain Campground, Sierra National Forest is your oyster! Enjoy hiking, swimming, fishing, mountain biking, boating, paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing, and more. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and a fire ring. The campgro...

    5293 ft gain

  • Climb and Camp at Shuteye Ridge

    The Journey to your final destination can get a little tricky once you get on the dirt roads. From the Bay Area it will take you about 3 hours to get into Oakhurst, then another hour to get to the Wilderness Area simply because of the windy and no...

  • Camp at Nelder Grove Campground in Sierra National Forest

    Sites are located along Willow Creek with plenty of shape. Right out of the campground you can hike nearby Bull Buck Trail and discover the giant sequoia trees. This is a first-come first-serve campground so arrive early.Directions: Take Hwy 41 no...

    0 miles 0 ft gain

  • Hike the Shadow of the Giants Trail

    The Shadow of the Giants National Recreation trail is an amazing 1.1 mile self-guided hike through the heart of Nelder Grove. Take Hwy 41 north from Fresno; continue thru Oakhurst to Sky Ranch Road (6S10 or Forest Road 10) travel approx. 5 miles t...

    1.1 miles 85 ft gain

  • Camp at Fresno Dome Campground

    A great day hike from this campground is to the top of nearby Fresno Dome. Fresno Dome is a great location to picnic, watch the sunset, star gaze, or simply to relax and breathe some fresh air. The trailhead is conveniently in the campground.  Fre...

    6433 ft gain

  • Camp at Big Sandy Campground

    This campground is a great location to stay if you wish to do a day trip into Yosemite National Park or Sequoia National Park. The campground operates on a first-come, first-serve basis. Each camp site comes equipped with a picnic table, fire ring...

  • Camp at Willow Placer Campground

    Willow Placer Campground is conveniently near to Yosemite's Wawona entrance, Mono Hot Springs, and a wide trail system in Sierra National Forest. The campground is open year round, and operates on a first-come first-serve basis. The campground is...

    1067 ft gain

  • Camp at Smalley Cove Campground

    This campground operates on a first-come first-serve basis. Oaks and pine trees provide adequate shade. Each campsite is equipped with a picnic table and grill. The campground provides toilets and drinking water. Smalley Cove Campground is typical...

    1045 ft gain

  • Camp at Redinger Campground

    Redinger Campground is fee-free, and operates on a first-come first-serve basis. The campground permits tent, trailer, and RV camping and offers vault toilets. Redinger campground is handicap accessible. You must obtain a permit to have a campfire...

    1426 ft gain

  • Hike through Mariposa Grove to Wawona Point

    There is easy parking in the Mariposa Grove parking lot. There are a variety of trails through the grove; you can follow the NPS guide maps to see each of the iconic trees. These include tunnel trees you can walk through as well as overturned tree...

    6 miles 1200 ft gain

  • Backpack to Lower Merced Pass Lake

    LMPL (let's be honest, the full name is a mouthful) is situated just below the crest of Merced Pass, and can be accessed by hiking south from Yosemite Valley, or north from Chiquito Pass. This is a stunning and much less crowded spot to camp, or a...

    23 miles 880 ft gain

  • Hike to the Wawona Swinging Bridge

    The hike to the Wawona Swinging Bridge is a 0.7 mile dirt path. Start at the trailhead located next to the parking lot. The hike is surrounded by many trees which offers a lot of shade. For the first couple of minutes the trail is fairly straight....

    1.4 miles

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    • Wishon, California

      Cedar Bluff

      Overview Cedar Bluff sits adjacent to Bass Lake in a huge Ponderosa pine forest. The camp features double, triple and quad units and is an ideal location for enjoying the many recreational activiti...

    • Bass Lake, California

      Forks Campground

      Overview Forks campground is located on a hillside overlooking Bass Lake. The camp is forested with cedar, ponderosa pine and oak trees and offers a few sites with limited lake views, while others ...

    • Bass Lake, California

      Recreation Point

      Overview Recreation Point is nestled in a partially shaded cove overlooking the northern end of Bass Lake. It offers tent-only, overnight sites and picnic area for groups. The maximum group sizes r...

    • Wishon, California

      Wishon Bass Lake

      Overview Wishon Campground is located across the street from Bass Lake. The camp is shady, due to dense stands of manzanita, oak, cedar and pine, and thick undergrowth provides ample privacy. Some ...

    • Oakhurst, California

      Crane Valley

      Overview Crane Valley will be closed the entire 2019 - 2022 camping season due to a massive hazard tree removal Crane Valley Group Campground is located adjacent to Bass Lake and can accommodate up...

    • Oakhurst, California

      Texas Flats

      Overview Texas Flats Campground is a horse-friendly group camp situated on the banks of McGilvery Creek. It is split into 4 sections named manzanita, red fir, white fir and cedar. Recreation Nearby...

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