5530 ft
Bassetts Station elevation

4147 ft
Sierra City elevation

Bassetts Station is at an elevation of 5530 ft. Neighboring town of Sierra City is at elevation of 4147 ft with the North Yuba River flowing through it.

The Lakes Basin Recreational offers breathtaking scenery and over 20 small lakes nearby, most accessible by hiking trails. This area provides a multitude of recreational activities including camping, fishing, boating, hunting, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking, hiking, backpacking, swimming, windsurfing and nature and historic study including birdwatching, old mine exploration or even panning for gold. In the winter visitors can snowmobile, cross-country ski and snowshoe.

Experience the majestic beauty of FRAZIER FALLS, the history and adventure of the YUBA RIVER, and the panoramic view of the Mohawk Valley from the MILLS PEAK FIRE LOOKOUT.

Lakes, Camping and Trails, Hunting and Fishing, Dining

Golf, Tennis, Museums and history, winter recreation

**check ahead of your visit, many attractions are closed for the winter months.

Looking for more activities and events, visit:
Sierra County Chamber
Sierra Recreational Magazine
Sierra County Visitors Bureau
Sierra County Historical Society
The Lost Sierra – Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship
Yuba Expeditions

Helpful Links:
SF State Sierra Nevada Field Campus