Things To Do

There is plenty to do in Bass Lake and the area!

Available Activities & Services


Boat Rentals

Bass Lake Watersports and Boat Rentals

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The most recent model ski boats, party barges, and personal watercraft are available for rent. Ask about guided fishing tours leaving twice daily.
(559) 642-3200

Located at the Bass Lake Marina, Ducey’s on the Lake, North Shore,
Bass Lake
Seasonal: March-October

Sheriff’s Tower

All watercraft must register with Madera County upon launch.

(559) 642-3606 (Boat Registration)

Sheriff’s Island
Seasonal: May-September

Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, Hiking, Mountain Biking Tours

Rock Climbing

Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides

One day to one week guided trips in the Sierra National Forest. Ask about your favorite outdoor activity.

(559) 658 8735 / (800) 231-4575
Bass Lake California

Three Fun Hiking Trails at Bass Lake

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Golf Courses


Sierra Meadows Ranch

18 hole course and clubhouse. Open to the public.

(559) 683-1340
46795 Road 462, Ahwahnee

Sierra Meadows at River Creek

9 hole course and clubhouse. Open to the public.

(559) 683-3388
41701 Road 600 Ahwahnee

Wawona Golf Course

Historic 9 golf course in Yosemite.

(559) 375-6572
Yosemite National Park,
4 miles from the South Gate


Enjoy the special musical sounds of Heidi and Marcia (Kit ‘n Kaboodle) at the Bass Lake Farmer’s Market in front of Good ‘Ol Daze in the Pine’s Village. Enjoy the fun live while you shop for your favorite vegetables, fruits, nuts and flowers. The market and music times are from 4 to 7 p.m every Wednesday through the summer.



Information center for the Yosemite and mountain area.

Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau

Yosemite Tours

Daily tours of Yosemite National Park via motorcoach. Pick up available from the Pines Village.

Bass Lake Yosemite Tours

(559) 658-TOUR
Pines Village, Bass Lake

Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad

An exciting 4-mile railroad excursion at Yosemite Park’s south gate on Highway 41. The Sierra National Forest’s majestic woods provide the backdrop for this narrow gauge journey back in time.

Mid March through October
56001 Hwy 41, Fish Camp, CA 93623

Yosemite Sierra Snowmobile Touring Company

Ride heated snowmobiles through the winter majesty of the Sierra National Forest. Tours are an hour and a half to two hours long and run from late November through March.

(559) 642-3200.

Sierra National Forest Recreation

You’ll find unlimited opportunities for recreation activities in the Central Sierra National Forest.

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Yosemite National Park Service

Find a wealth of information about your opportunities at Yosemite National Park.

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Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

Yosemite Trails Pack Station

Guided hourly and half day excursions through the forests outside Yosemite.

(559) 683-7611
Highway 41, 2 miles south ofYosemite National Park, Fishcamp

Minarets Pack Station

Guided tours and back country supplies.

(559) 868-3405
O’Neals, Sierra National Forest

Ski Resorts (Winter only)


Badger Pass Ski Resort

Historical resort inside Yosemite. Downhill and telemark skiing. Cross-country trails open to Glacier Point. Rentals, lessons, and child care are available.

(559) 372-1000 / (559) 372-1330
Yosemite National Park

Sierra Summit Ski Resort

The Sierra National Forest’s largest ski resort. Fast lifts, man made snow (when needed) and many groomed runs. Rentals, lessons, and child care are available.

(559) 893-3316