• Rainbow over Half Dome

    Yosemite

    National Park California

Bridalveil Creek Campground

Location: Glacier Point Road, about 8 miles east of its intersection of the Wawona Road (Highway 41), and about 45 minutes south of Yosemite Valley
Elevation: 7,200 ft (2,200 m)

Open: July through early September (approximately) (check for this year's estimated opening and closing dates)
Reservations: No. Sites available on a first-come, first-served basis. Group site reservations are required and available online.
Horse site reservations are required and available only by calling 877/444-6777.
Cost: $14/night for each campsite (maximum 6 people per site). $40/night for the group campsite (13-30 people per site). $25/night for the horse sites (maximum six horses and six people per site).
Number of sites: 110 (plus two group sites and three horse sites)
RV length: up to 35 ft (no RVs in group sites)
Trailer length: up to 24 ft (no trailers in group sites; 24 ft limit in horse sites)

Dump station: Wawona (on Forest Drive east of the Wawona Store) and Yosemite Valley (in Upper Pines Campground)
Groceries: Yosemite Valley or small grocery store in Wawona
Showers: Yosemite Valley (Curry Village and Housekeeping Camp)
Pets: Permitted (except in group and horse sites; learn more about pet regulations)

Each campsite contains a fire ring, picnic table, and food locker [33"(D)x45"(W)x18"(H)], and is near a bathroom with potable water and flushing toilets. Each group site contains two fire rings, four picnic tables, and four food lockers measuring 33"x45"x18" and three food lockers measuring 17"x49"x17".

 
You are required to store food properly in order to protect Yosemite's bears. Learn more about bears, proper food storage, and food lockers.
 
Map of Bridalveil Creek Campground

Did You Know?

Sierra Sweet Bay

In Wawona and downstream, the South Fork Merced River provides habitat for a rare plant, the Sierra sweet bay (Myrica hartwegii). This special status shrub is found in only five Sierra Nevada counties. In Yosemite, it occurs exclusively on sand bars and river banks along the South Fork Merced River downstream from Wawona and on Big Creek.