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Camping in Yosemite

Camping in the High Sierra can be sublime, and in Yosemite you have more than a few campgrounds to choose from to set up your tent in.

The following chart, prepared by the park staff, lays out the 2011 camping possibilities in Yosemite.

 

Campground

Open
approx.
(2011)
Max.
RV
Length

Max.
Trailer
Length

Reserve? Daily
Fee
Sites Pets Water    Yosemite Valley






Upper Pines All year
35 ft 24 ft Mar 15-
Nov 28 $20 238 Yes Tap Lower Pines Apr 8-
Nov 1
40 ft 35 ft Yes $20 60 Yes Tap North Pines Apr 15 -
Oct 3
40 ft 35 ft Yes $20 81 Yes Tap Camp 4 All year No RVs/trailers First-come,
first-served $5/
pers. 35 No Tap
South of Yosemite Valley






Wawona All
year 35 ft 35 ft Apr 20-
Oct 3
$20 93 Yes Tap Bridalveil Creek July 1?-
Sep 12
35 ft 24 ft First-come,
first-served $14 110 Yes Tap
North of Yosemite Valley





Hodgdon Meadow All
year 35 ft 27 ft Apr 20-
Oct 11 $20 105 Yes Tap Crane Flat Jul 15?-
Oct 12 35 ft 27 ft Yes (100% reservations)
$20 166 Yes Tap Tamarack Flat Jul? -
Oct 15 No RVs/trailers First-come,
first-served $10 52 No Creek
(boil) White Wolf Jul? -
Sep 13 27 ft 24 ft First-come,
first-served $14 74 Yes Tap Yosemite Creek Jul? -
Sep 13
No RVs/trailers First-come,
first-served $10 75 Yes Creek
(boil) Porcupine Flat Jul? -
Oct 15 24 ft
(limited) 20 ft First-come,
first-served $10 52 No Creek
(boil) Tuolumne Meadows Jul 15?-
Sep 27 35 ft 35 ft 50% $20 304 Yes Tap

(Closing dates refer to the day the campground closes; the night before that is the last night to camp.)

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