bassi falls


El Dorado National Forest

nor-cal hidden gem

Bassi Falls is a popular hiking trail in the Sierra Nevadas that leads to an incredible 109-foot-tall cascading waterfall. 

This hike is beautiful in every season, but the best time to catch the waterfall in full flow is late-Spring and early-Summer when the snowmelt is flowing steadily through the mountains.

best time to visit

crystal clear Swimming holes

Discover epic swimming holes and plenty of spots to cool off from the summer heat!

perfect for all ages

This moderate 3.6-mile out-and-back trail is accessible to children and is dog friendly.


There is a small parking lot available off of Ice House Road, as well as additional parking along the main road. The trailhead begins at Millionaire Camp.

Recommended Gear

Shoes with good grip Swimsuit and towel in  the warm months Sunscreen Hat  Plenty of water  Insect repellant

Plan Your Visit Today!