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    There is no telephone service available along the Tioga Road from White Wolf to Tioga Pass (including Tuolumne Meadows) until further notice due to a damaged phone line. This affects all telephones, including hotels, campgrounds, and payphones.

Crane Flat Campground

Location: On the Big Oak Flat Road (Highway 120) at Crane Flat, about 30 minutes northwest of Yosemite Valley
Elevation: 6,200 ft (1,900 m)

Open: July through September (approximately) (check for this year's estimated opening and closing dates)
Reservations: Require and available online up to about five months in advance. (The campground no longer has half of its sites available on a first-come, first-served basis.)
Cost: $20/night for each campsite (maximum 6 people per site)
Number of sites: 166
RV length: up to 35 ft
Trailer length: up to 27 ft

Dump station: Yosemite Valley (Upper Pines Campground) or Tuolumne Meadows Campground
Groceries: Nearby (small grocery store at Crane Flat)
Showers: Yosemite Valley (Curry Village and Housekeeping Camp)
Pets: Permitted (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.

Campsites 423 and 427 are suitable for wheelchairs. Picnic tables at these sites have extended tops. These campsites are limited to people with disabilities.

 
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 Crane Flat Campground
 

Did You Know?

Vernal and Nevada Falls

In Yosemite Valley, dropping over 594-foot Nevada Fall and then 317-foot Vernal Fall, the Merced River creates what is known as the “Giant Staircase.” Such exemplary stair-step river morphology is characterized by a large variability in river movement and flow, from quiet pools to the dramatic drops of the waterfalls themselves.