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History of Premier Bass Lake Resort with Modern Comfort

Nestled within the serene Sierra National Forest along Bass Lake, CA, The Pines Resort stands as a premier mountain retreat in Central California. Just 17 miles from Yosemite's southern gate, our resort offers rustic accommodations in Mountain Chalets, Lakefront Suites, and a waterfront house in Bass Lake, great outdoors filming.

From Rustic Charm to Modern Comfort at The Pines Resort
Bass Lake's Cinematic Presence at The Pines Resort

Discover Bass Lake's Cinematic Presence

For decades, the natural allure of Bass Lake has captivated the creative minds of Hollywood. Since the 1930s, directors have chosen this picturesque setting as a backdrop for countless movies and TV shows. Its elevation and scenic vistas make it a perennial favorite among film crews, attracting productions ranging from auto commercials to action-packed dramas. Bass Lake, the prime location for outdoor filming, was featured in USA Today's "Top 10 places to lodge yourself in a movie." From the 1932 action-melodrama "Carnival Boat" to modern hits like "Mouse Hunt," Bass Lake's timeless charm continues to shine on the screen.

The Ultimate Filming Destination at The Pines Resort

The Ultimate Outdoor Filming Destination

Looking for the perfect backdrop for your next film? Look no further than The Pines Resort in Bass Lake, an ideal outdoor setting for movies, TV shows, and commercials. With a wealth of experience and a stellar reputation among film, TV, and photo crews, our privately owned resort is ready to cater to your needs. Partnering closely with Dave Wolin, Executive Director of the Yosemite/Madera County Film Commission, ensures expert guidance and support throughout your production. Our lakefront resort is conveniently located within a 5-hour drive from Los Angeles and near major airports and is known for its scenic outdoor filming location. Pines Resort offers a picturesque, forested setting just minutes from Yosemite National Park. From quaint mountain chalets to historic bars and marinas, every corner of our resort exudes cinematic charm. We offer special rates and services for crew and cast accommodations, ensuring a seamless and memorable filming experience with the great outdoors.