Bass Lake blog



Category

Hiking 101 - Tips for Beginners

Craving time outdoors? Hiking is a fun and exciting way to immerse yourself in nature - and it's great exercise! There are many physical and mental health benefits of hiking including; increased mental clarity, stress reduction, improved muscle tone,...

Category

Wildlife Near Bass Lake, California

Bass Lake, located in central California near Yosemite National Park and Sierra National Forest, is home to a wide range of wildlife species. When camping near Bass Lake, CA, the many sights and sounds of the natural environment create perfect teach...

Category

Yosemite Fall Foliage: A Kaleidoscope of Vibrant Colors

Yosemite National Park delivers breathtaking views 365 days a year, but Yosemite camping during fall is a truly enchanting experience. As autumn approaches, Yosemite’s staggering snowcapped mountains, cascading waterfalls, and giant sequoias transf...

Category

When is the best time to visit Yosemite National Park?

According to U.S. Travel News, the best months to visit Yosemite National Park are May and September, when the park is accessible but not overly crowded with people. While we agree that May and September are perfect months to visit, we think Yosemite...

Category

Top 4 Reasons to Plan a Holiday Camping Trip

As the holiday season is quickly approaching, it is time to make plans for Thanksgiving! With many destinations closed due to the ongoing pandemic and restrictions in place to limit gatherings among households, it might feel like you are running out ...

Category

Horseback Riding Near Yosemite National Park

The mountains near Bass Lake and Yosemite National Park in California are jam-packed with breathtaking views, giant sequoia trees, and scenic trails. Tourists and locals alike flock to the area to partake in camping, hiking, biking, and even skiing. ...

Category

Camping Near Yosemite Without a Reservation

People come from all over the nation (Canada too!) to camp at Yosemite National Park in California. In the good ole days, you could jump into your SUV and head to Yosemite for a spontaneous camping trip in the mountains.

Category

2021 Summer Events Near Bass Lake and Yosemite

During the summer, Bass Lake, California transforms into an outdoor adventurer’s paradise complete with boating, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, and tons of family friendly activities. Located within 18 miles of Yosemite National Park

Category

Everything You Need to Know About Bears in Yosemite

Planning a camping or hiking trip to Yosemite National Park in California? Approximately 300 to 500 bears live in Yosemite's 750,000 acres, and they all want your sandwich. Keep reading for a quick guide to Yosemite bears and helpful tips for avoidin...

Category

Camping Near Yosemite During Fall or Winter

As the kids return to school, the heat begins to subside making way for crisp autumn air, and it’s back to the grind for mom and dad. Between carpool lines, parent-teacher meetings, and towing kids back and forth to and from extracurricular activit...