What is the most popular campground in Yosemite?


What is the most popular campground in Yosemite?

Upper Pines Campground is the largest and most popular of Yosemite Valley Campsites. It is open year-round, and sits at an elevation of 4,000 feet. Upper Pines Campground is known for its incredible views of El Capitan and Half Dome.

Does Yosemite National Park have a campground?

Learn and Explore. Yosemite National Park has 13 popular campgrounds, of which up to seven are on a reservation system. From April through September, reservations are essential and even the first-come, first-served campgrounds usually fill by noon (often earlier) from April through September.

Is Yosemite National Park RV friendly?

Most campgrounds in Yosemite allow RVs and trailers, but plan on getting a campground reservation if visiting Yosemite from March through October. If you’re unable to get a reservation, some first-come, first-served campgrounds may have space if you arrive early in the day.

Are there showers at Yosemite campgrounds?

In normal circumstances, showers are available in Yosemite Valley at Curry Village and Housekeeping Camp. Showers are not available elsewhere in the park. Dump stations are available at Upper Pines Campground (all year), near Wawona Campground (summer only), and near Tuolumne Meadows Campground (summer only).

How hard is it to get a campsite in Yosemite?

According to Gloria Sandoval, deputy director of the California Department of Recreation, more than 67 million people visit the state’s parks each year, with more than 6.5 million coming to camp. But with approximately 13,000 campsites available, it’s impossible for most to get a spot.

Can I sleep in my car at Yosemite?

Within Yosemite National Park, you may not sleep in your car or RV except in a campsite that you’re registered to stay in (except at Camp 4, where sleeping in cars is not allowed because it’s a walk-in campground). Sleeping in your car along the side of the road is not allowed.

How many days do you need in Yosemite National Park?

The ideal number of days for each park is at least 4 full days in Yosemite and 3 full days in Sequoia-Kings.

What is the largest RV allowed in Yosemite?

40 feet
Maximum RV/trailer lengths: In Yosemite Valley, the maximum RV length is 40 feet and maximum trailer length is 35 feet, however, only a total of 8 sites of this size are available (six sites in Lower Pines and two in North Pines, which are open spring through fall).

What is the longest RV allowed in Yellowstone National Park?

Sites accommodating a maximum combined length of 40 feet or more are limited. Most campsites in Yellowstone will not accommodate oversize units. If you arrive at the campground/RV Park with equipment that differs from your reservation specs, campground staff will not be able to accommodate you.