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Plan your next vacation in the gorgeous area of Bass Lake. You can find this destination located in the Madera County of the state of California, United States of America. Situated just a short drive away from the Yosemite Forks on an elevation of 3415 feet and being part of the Sierra National Forest, this is the ideal destination if you are looking to be immersed in nature. With a population of just 527 inhabitants, Bass Lake is perfect for a more relaxing and tranquil vacation. With an extensive history that can be dated back to 1895, Bass Lake has plenty to offer from nature trails, historical landmarks and recreational activities.Vacation Rentals in Bass Lake
You will be able to find plenty of stunning rental properties while visiting Bass Lake. You can spend your morning breathing in the fresh air while sipping on your coffee. Have an afternoon relaxing in your private pool during a warm summer day. Invite friends over for a delicious barbecue on your patio. These and many more will be the memories you could be making with accommodation in Bass Lake.
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The area and getting around
Making your trip to Bass Lake is simple and easy. If you are making your journey to Bass Lake by car, the closest main road to the area will be Highway 41 which connects to the main cities around the area. On the other hand, you will also be able to make this journey by bus with multiple regional buses coming from Fresno, Los Banos and Madera. If you decide to fly to your destination, the closest airport to Bass Lake is the Fresno (FAT) Airport which is located just 39.5 miles away.Where to eat in Bass Lake
There are many choices when it comes to eateries to enjoy in Bass Lake. For one of the best breakfast places in the area, check out Ducey’s on the Lake. This diner will be able to provide you with stunning views of the lake and a menu filled with farm to table dishes with only locally sourced ingredients. If you are looking for a casual dining experience, head to Pines Bar. Here you will find the largest selection of craft beer in the Mountainside Community and a menu filled with traditional American comfort food like hamburgers and fries, chicken wings, as well as nachos.
Travelers and activities
You will have numerous opportunities to discover the outdoors of Bass Lake with these activities. Take a bike and explore the area in Goat Mountain. The Forks Trail is perfect for biking, in total the trail is about 8 miles as a round trip and you will be able to reach the Fire Lookout tower. On the other hand, for an easy hike, go to the Way of the Mono. This self-interpretive trail has plenty of signs that will teach you about the uses of plants among the Mono Native American tribes.Bass Lake for family activities
To truly enjoy a trip to Bass Lake with your family, make sure to check out these activities. For an educational experience, go to Chowchilla’s Fossil Discovery Center of Madera County. Here you will be able to explore Columbian mammoths, short-faced bears and saber-toothed cats, among many other creatures of the Pleistocene Era. Another great activity is the World Famous Talking Bear. This statue was constructed in 1923 to draw interest from the International Olympic Site Committee and then it was remodeled in 2013. Kids will have the chance to enjoy watching this mechanical bear growl and talk to them.
Did you know that around a hundred years ago Bass Lake was not a lake but a meadow surrounded by pine tree-covered hills?
Top 5 travel tips for Bass Lake
Check out one of the area long-lasting traditions. This event happens the first weekend of May when over 1,000 tagged rainbow trout are released into the clear waters of the lake.2.Paddleboarding and Kayaking
One of the best ways to explore the area is from the waters of the lake. Head to a rental location that you can find all over Bass Lake and spend the afternoon kayaking or paddleboarding.3. Little Denver Church
Have lunch in the middle of nature. This area will not only provide you with stunning views of the lake but it's also equipped with plenty of picnic tables for you to have a nice lunch on.4.The Pines Market
Stock up at the local market. Here you will find anything from essential items to local produce for your dinners.5. Miller's Landing Marina
Catch a unique event by the lake. The marina constantly offers events such as open-air cinema and concerts.