Camping / Yosemite Campground Update

Yosemite National Park Campground Update

Family reservation sites in Yosemite Valley:
Upper Pines, Lower Pines and North Pines Campgrounds.
$18.00 @ night for each campsite (maximum 6 people per site)

Other family reservation sites outside Yosemite Valley but in the park:
Wawona, Crane Flat, Hodgdon Meadows & Tuolumne Meadows.
$18.00 @ night for each campsite (maximum 6 people per site)

Group sites:
Wawona, Bridalveil Creek, Hodgdon Meadows, Tuolumne Meadows & Hetch Hetchy Campgrounds.
These group sites are $40.00 @ night.

Stock sites:
Wawona, Bridalveil Creek, Tuolumne Meadows & Hetch Hetchy Campgrounds.
These stock sites are $25.00 @ night.

Backpacker Camps:
Camp 4/Sunnyside in Yosemite Valley, Tuolumne Meadows & Hetch Hetchy.
These backpacker camps are $5.00 per person @ night (maximum 6 people per site)

First-come, first-served sites:
Bridalveil Creek & White Wolf Creek Campgrounds.
$18.00 @ night for each campsite (maximum 6 people per site)

First-come, first-served sites:
Tamarack Flat, Yosemite Creek & Porcupine Flat are $8.00 @ night.
$8 @ night for each campsite (maximum 6 people per site)

Some Important Things to Remember:

Limited camping is available in Yosemite.
Camping is permitted only in designated campgrounds.
Open months listed below are approximate (depending on weather).
There are no RV hookups or showers in park campgrounds.
Additional Yosemite Camping Information

Yosemite Valley Campgrounds

  • Upper Pines: open year round, reservations required; tents & RVs.
  • Lower Pines: open March 29 – Nov 3, reservations required; tents & RVs.
  • North Pines: open April 5 – Oct 14, reservations required; tents & RVs.
  • Sunnyside Walk In (Camp 4): open year round (no reservations needed; first come are first
  • served); tents only.

Park Campgrounds Outside Yosemite Valley

Dates for out-of-valley campgrounds are approximate … may vary upon conditions.

  • Hodgdon Meadow (Hwy. 120 West near Big Oak Flat entrance): open year round, reservations required April 19 – Oct 14; tents & RVs.
  • Wawona (Hwy. 41 in Wawona): open year round, reservations required May 3 – Sept 23; tents & RVs.
  • Tuolumne Meadows (Hwy. 120 East): open July – Sept, 50% reservations, 50% first come are first served; tents & RVs.
  • Porcupine Flat (Hwy. 120 East): open June 30 – Oct 15, first come are first served; tents & RVs.
  • Yosemite Creek (Hwy. 120 East): open June 30 – Sept 8, first come are first served; tents & small RVs.
  • White Wolf (Hwy. 120 East): open June 16 – Sept 23, first come are first served; tents & small RVs.
  • Tamarack Flat (Hwy. 120 East): June 16 – Sept 23, first come are first served; tents & small RVs.
  • Crane Flat (Hwy. 120 near Tioga Road turnoff): open June 28 – Sept 9, reservations required; tents & RVs.
  • Bridalveil Creek (Glacier Point Road): open June 28 – Sept 9, first come are first served; tents & RVs.

Additional Yosemite Camping Information