When Is the Best Time to Visit Bassi Falls?

Placerville, CA, is a beautiful town in El Dorado County with plenty of exciting outdoor adventures nearby, including biking, hiking, and a variety of water activities. During your trip to the area, you’ll have plenty of options when it comes to things to do, but consider putting a trip to Bassi Falls at the top of your list. Located just an hour away from our gorgeous Eden Vale Inn, the water at Bassi Falls cascades over a granite cliff, falling 109 feet into a rippling pool. Spend the day hiking throughout the area and admiring the falls. Don’t forget to pack a lunch!

Everything You Need to Know About Bassi Falls

When to Visit

If you’re looking to see the Bassi Falls during its peak season, you should plan a trip in the springtime. After the winter ice and snow has begun melting away, the falls become abundant with water, creating a spectacular site for visitors in the area. Sometimes in the summer, the water flow is slower, less intense, or occasionally dried up. In the winter, you will witness a beautiful, flowing waterfall, but the force will not be as intense as during spring.

What to Expect

Located near the Crystal Basin area of the Eldorado National Forest, Bassi Falls is a 1.2-mile roundtrip trail with viewing spots at both the top and bottom of the falls. Don’t miss the chance to trek to the top and glance down at the majestic waterfall flowing into the creek below. Wear good hiking shoes or sneakers to prevent yourself from slipping on wet rocks. If you’re looking for more adventures, make a quick stop at Bassi Falls, then head to one of the other fantastic hiking trails in our area.

Enjoy a Stay at Eden Vale Inn

Soft bed by window in the Juniper RoomEden Fall Inn offers sanctuary to visitors who have spent an entire day hiking around Bassi Falls with comfortable accommodations and convenient amenities. Book a day of relaxation for yourself, or you and your significant other, in our on-site spa, which offers several massages, treatments, and packages. If you’re celebrating a special occasion or taking a weekend getaway with a loved one, try booking one of our accommodations with an outdoor patio or deck and sheltered tub.

The Juniper room features a king-size mattress, luxurious bathroom and shower, a gas fireplace, and a romantic two-person tub on the private deck. Equipped with everything you need for a romantic getaway, this room offers comfort and style in Placerville. In the morning, enjoy a cup of coffee on the deck before indulging in our delicious complimentary breakfast.

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