Whatever your outdoor recreational preference, Sierra County has it all.


A hike to the top of the Sierra Buttes should be on every seasoned hikers list. The stunning view from the fire lookout tower is one you’ll never forget.


Whether you’re an expert rider or beginner, there are miles and miles of biking trails to explore. Click here for more trail information and maps.


There’s a boat ramp just off Gold Lake Road. Boating is restricted to small boats with a small or no motor. So set your sail or get out the paddles.


The Lakes Basin Recreational area has dozens of streams and over 20 small lakes. It’s a treasure trove of fish just waiting to take your bait.

Gold Panning

There’s a good reason why Sierra County’s history is rich with gold fever! Try your own luck or check out the nearby Kentucky Mine Historic Park.


There are more than 20 camp grounds within driving distance of Bassett’s Station but they fill up fast! Reservations are required.

Horseback Riding

Take the scenic route around Gold Lake. There are horse trails and trailhead parking in multiple locations. Don’t forget your boots!


California is home to two subspecies of mule deer: Columbian black-tailed deer and California mule deer. Click here to find out more info.

Bird watching & More

Bird watching, golfing, winter recreation, museums and more! Check out this page for related information about your favorite activity.


Every weekend & holiday is exciting at Bassett’s!

Come and see why! We’ve got fun family events and great food!