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Bass Lake Area at The Pines Resort
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Year-Round Fun with Bass Lake Attractions

Nestled just 17 miles from Yosemite's southern entrance, Bass Lake is celebrated as a hidden gem within the Sierra Nevada. This charming mountain village, featuring the renowned Pines Resort on its north shore, has captivated visitors worldwide for generations, making it an ideal base an unforgettable getaway.

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Enjoy the Summer Sun

Bass Lake is your summer destination for fun, adventure, and relaxation, ideal for swimming and various water sports. Beyond the lake and Yosemite, there are countless activities to explore. Enjoy watersports with three boat rental locations offering everything from jet skis to paddle boards. Embrace adventure with hiking, biking, and climbing, or take a scenic drive along the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway. Discover history in nearby towns or simply relax by the lake, soaking in the serene environment and enjoying leisure activities like reading, tennis, or meditation.
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Indulge in Autumn Adventures

Experience Yosemite and Bass Lake like never before in the fall. Enjoy peaceful surroundings, comfortable weather, and affordable rates. Outdoor enthusiasts can relish in less crowded hiking trails, vibrant fall colors, and a variety of activities including biking and fishing. Don't miss the family-friendly events at Bass Lake, including the Halloween Carnival and Arts & Craft Fair. Fall transforms Yosemite into a serene and colorful escape.

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Experience a Winter Wonderland

Discover the unique beauty of Bass Lake and Yosemite in winter. Enjoy ice skating at the new Glice Skate Rink, explore snow-covered landscapes, and capture Yosemite's serene winter beauty. Plan ahead for safe travels and engage in outdoor adventures like snow play areas and guided off-road tours in the Sierra Wilderness. Winter transforms these iconic locations into a serene, picturesque playground perfect for families and adventurers alike.

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Soak in the Spring Serenity

Experience Bass Lake in spring for a local's view of serene landscapes and warming weather. The Pines Resort becomes a vibrant hub, offering dining, shopping, and boat rentals. With fewer crowds, enjoy peaceful hikes and affordable rates. Capture the beauty of blooming dogwoods and wildflowers across the area. Spring also brings National Parks Week with free entry to Yosemite, enhancing your outdoor adventure amidst the evergreen and blooming scenery.