Yosemite National Park Campgrounds

Below is information about each of the campgrounds in Yosemite National Park. Further information is available for each campground by clicking on the campground name below.

Some important notes:

  • Campground opening and closing dates in the “Open approx.” column are tentative and can vary from year to year. View historical campground opening and closing dates.
  • Reservations: campgrounds requiring reservations are usually full from around April through September. You should make a reservation as early as possible. If you don’t have reservations, find out more about camping without reservations.
  • Tap water and creek water: Campgrounds listed as having creek water have vault toilets (not regular restrooms). Campgrounds listed as having tap water have regular restrooms.
  • Showers can be found in Yosemite Valley at Half Dome Village (formerly Curry Village) and Housekeeping Camp. Showers are not available elsewhere.
  • Dump stations are available at Upper Pines Campground (all year), near Wawona Campground (summer only), and near Tuolumne Meadows Campground (summer only). No campsites in Yosemite have hook-ups of any kind.
  • RV campsites are available in most campgrounds.
  • Group campsites are available all year at Wawona Campground, and during summer at Hodgdon MeadowBridalveil Creek, and Tuolumne Meadows Campgrounds.
  • Horse campsites are available during summer at WawonaBridalveil Creek, and Tuolumne Meadows Campgrounds. Reservations are available only by calling 877/444-6777.
  • Read Yosemite’s campground regulations.

Opening dates for campgrounds with an estimated opening date in July will be revised as soon as we have more information. (How quickly campgrounds open in spring or early summer depends on a variety of factors.)











Yosemite Valley
Upper Pines All year 4000 ft/1200 m 35 ft 24 ft All year $26 238 Yes Tap
Lower Pines Mar 29-Nov 1 4000 ft/1200 m 40 ft 35 ft Yes $26 60 Yes Tap
North Pines Apr 3-Nov 6 4000 ft/1200 m 40 ft 35 ft Yes $26 81 Yes Tap
Camp 4 All year 4000 ft/1200 m No RVs/trailers First-come, first-served $6/
35 No Tap
South of Yosemite Valley
Wawona All year 4000 ft/1200 m 35 ft 35 ft Apr 10-Oct 9 $26 93 Yes Tap
Bridalveil Creek July??-Sep 18 7200 ft/2200 m 35 ft 24 ft First-come, first-served $18 110 Yes Tap
North of Yosemite Valley
Hodgdon Meadow All year 4900 ft/1500 m 40 ft 30 ft Apr 11-Oct 10 $26 105 Yes Tap
Crane Flat Jul??-Oct 9 6200 ft/1900 m 40 ft 30 ft Yes $26 166 Yes Tap
Tamarack Flat Jul??-Oct 15 6300 ft/1900 m RVs/trailers not recommended First-come, first-served $12 52 Yes Creek
White Wolf Jul??-Sep 25 8000 ft/2400 m 27 ft 24 ft First-come, first-served $18 74 Yes Tap
Yosemite Creek Jul??-Sep 4 7700 ft/2300 m RVs/trailers not recommended First-come, first-served $12 75 Yes Creek
Porcupine Flat Jul??-Oct 15 8100 ft/2500 m RVs/trailers not recommended First-come, first-served $12 52 Yes Creek
Tuolumne Meadows Jul??-Sep 25 8600 ft/2600 m 35 ft 35 ft 50% $26 304 Yes Tap

(Closing dates refer to the day the campground closes.
Backcountry campgrounds at Little Yosemite Valley and near the High Sierra camps (Glen Aulin, May Lake, Sunrise, Merced Lake, and Vogelsang) are not part of the campground reservation system. A wilderness permit is required to stay at these campgrounds.

High Sierra Camps themselves and Housekeeping Camp are lodging facilities managed by Yosemite Hospitality.

Yosemite National Park Campgrounds

Yosemite National Park Campgrounds

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