Gold Country California Visitor Information

Bass Lake

Named by Sunset Magazine as one of “The West’s Best Lakes”, Bass Lake is renowned for excellent fishing. Wakeboarders flock to Bass Lake throughout the spring and summer as do boaters, jetski enthusiasts and more.

Off the water, amazing hiking trails offer beautiful views of Bass Lake and the surrounding Sierra National Forest. For those who prefer to remain closer to civilization, there is shopping at the Pines Village and dining at excellent restaurants throughout. Ducey’s on the Lake, The Forks Resort, Miller’s Landing and Casa Velasco all offer an array of cuisines to satisfy any craving.

Bass Lake is also a popular event center. Numerous events attract people year round. One of the most popular is the annual July 4 fireworks display. Few images can top the scene of brilliant fireworks reflected back in the waters of Bass Lake as thousands of people gather on and off the water for the spectacle. Other popular events include weekly farmer’s markets in the summer, arts and craft fairs throughout the year, the CIE Wakeboarding Competition, the Bass Lake Fishing Derby and many more.

For more information visit BassLakeChamber.com>

Discover New Customers

Advertise With Us
Get Started

The Camper's Guide to California!

Get the Guide

Activities in the Gold Country Area

“Golden” Antiquing

Gold Country Antique Shopping “Antique shops are America’s attics, spilling over with junk and treasures …
Read More

Auburn’s Farmer’s Market

One of the few year-round farmer’s markets in the state! When: Every Saturday year-round, 8:00 …
Read More

Discover California’s Most Precious Resources: Gold, and Great Reds

There’s gold in the foothills, but these days, it’s red. Zinfandel, planted not long after …
Read More

Discover Trains at Railtown

RailTown 1897 Historic Park Located in Jamestown, in California’s Gold Country, Railtown 1897 State Historic …
Read More

Fallon House Home to Sierra Repertory Theatre Company

A stone cutter from Ireland, Owen Fallon arrived in Columbia with his family in 1856. …
Read More

Gold Country Museums

No Visit to a California destination would be complete without visiting one of the many …
Read More

Discover Exciting Events in the Gold Country Area

Camp-California is concerned about the health and safety of our campers and adventurers. While camping and outdoor activities do offer the ability to self-isolate, we are encouraging all California residents and travelers to shelter in place until further notice. We recognize that getting outdoors is what you do best, and we will be here to reacquaint you with nature once we're cleared for adventure again!

 

Most private parks are open with 14-day minimums. If you are a full-time RVer looking to shelter in place, a member of the traveling medical profession, or a utility worker looking for a park please call our office and we can connect you with an appropriate location.