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Yosemite Creek Campground

Capacity: 480 People
Elevation: 7,659 Feet (2387.5 Meters)
Length of Stay: 7 Days in Yosemite Valley between 5/1 and 9/15; 30 day park limit/calendar year
Number of Sites: 75 Campsites
Recommended Season: Summer
Reservation Status: Not Accepted
Usage: Heavy

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General Description

The Yosemite Creek Campground lies along the Tioga Road west of Tuolumne Meadows. The facility consists of 75 individual camp sites available for tent camping only. The sites are available on a first come, first served basis from early July through early September. From Tioga Road there is a five-mile access road that is not suitable for RVs and large trailers.

Each site at Yosemite Creek Campground contains a picnic table and fire pit. Facility amenities include pit toilets. All water obtained at this site must be treated or boiled before use. Pets are permitted at this campground. The location provides easy access to fishing on Yosemite Creek and hiking on Yosemite Creek Trail.

Directions from Arch Rock Entrance: Follow Highway 140 northward to Big Oak Flat Road. Turn left on to Big Oak Flat Road and follow it 9.5 miles to Tioga Road. Turn right on to Tioga Road and travel eastward to the Yosemite Creek Campground access road. Turn right on to the access road and travel 5 miles to the campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: July through Early September (NOTE: Opening and closing dates depend on weather conditions.) .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
campsite, single unit/night Call for Current Fee Amenities include picnic table

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON General Parking Yosemite Creek Campground
ICON Backpacking Yosemite Creek Campground - Yosemite Creek Trail
ICON Camping Yosemite Creek Campground
ICON Cold Water Fishing Yosemite Creek Campground - Yosemite Creek
ICON Hiking & Walking Yosemite Creek Campground - Ten Lakes Trail, Yosemite Creek Trail
ICON Bird Identification Yosemite Creek Campground
ICON Plant Identification Yosemite Creek Campground
ICON Wildflower Identification Yosemite Creek Campground
ICON Picnicking Yosemite Creek Campground

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Visitor Information:

Yosemite National Park, P.O. Box 577 , Yosemite, CA, 95389, Phone: 209-372-0200, Fax: 209-372-0220, TTY: 209-372-4726


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