Tioga & Glacier Point Roads Closed for the Winter
The Tioga Road (Highway 120 through the park) and Glacier Point Road are closed due to snow; they usually reopen late May or June. You can check on current road conditions by calling 209/372-0200 (press 1 then 1). More »
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
Open: July through early September (approximately) (check for this year's estimated opening and closing dates)
Dump station: Wawona (on Forest Drive east of the Wawona Store) and Yosemite Valley (in Upper Pines Campground)
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".
Did You Know?
The indigenous people of Yosemite Valley have used fire as a tool for thousands of years. Fire was used to encourage the growth of plants used for basket making and to promote the growth of the black oak--a sun loving species--and a staple food source for American Indians from this region.