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Tamarack Flat Campground

Capacity: 312 People
Elevation: 6,315 Feet (1968.5 Meters)
Length of Stay: 7 Days in Yosemite Valley between 5/1 and 9/15; 30 day park limit/calendar year
Number of Sites: 52 Campsites
Recommended Season: Late Summer
Reservation Status: Not Accepted
Usage: Heavy in Summer


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General Description

The Tamarack Flat Campground can be accessed from the western end of Tioga Road. There is a three mile access road that leads south from Tioga Road to the campground. This access road is not passable by large RVs and trailers, therefore there are only tent sites available at this facility.

Tamarack Flat Campground consists of 52 sites with picnic tables and fire pits. There is no drinking water available at this site, so campers should bring their own supply. Campground amenities include pit toilets. Extra parking for hikers is available. Pets are not allowed.

Directions from Arch Rock Entrance: Travel toward Yosemite Valley on Highway 140. Turn left on to Big Oak Flat Road and drive 9.5 miles to Tioga Road. Turn right on to Tioga Road and travel eastward a few miles to the Tamarack Flat Campground access road. Turn right on to the access road and drive three miles to the campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Early June through Early September (NOTE: Opening and closing dates may vary due to weather conditions.) .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
campsite, single unit/nigh Call for Current Fee Amenities include pit toilets,



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON General Parking Tamarack Flat Campground
Yes
ICON Backpacking Tamarack Flat Campground - various trails
Yes
ICON Camping Tamarack Flat Campground
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Tamarack Flat Campground - various trails
Yes
ICON Bird Identification Tamarack Flat Campground
Yes
ICON Plant Identification Tamarack Flat Campground
Yes
ICON Wildflower Identification Tamarack Flat Campground
Yes
ICON Rivers & Streams Tamarack Flat Campground - Tamarack Creek
Yes
ICON Scenic Driving Tamarack Flat Campground - Tioga Road
No



Related Activities
Tioga Road - This paved highway, maintained from June through November, leads 45 miles through the northern portion of Yosemite National Park.



More Information

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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