• Rainbow over Half Dome

    Yosemite

    National Park California

Hodgdon Meadow Campground

Location: On the Big Oak Flat Road (Highway 120), about 45 minutes northwest of Yosemite Valley and adjacent to the Big Oak Flat Entrance Station
Elevation: 4,900 ft (1,500 m)

Open: All year
Reservations: Required and available online from approximately mid-April through mid-October. From mid-October through mid-April, campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Cost: $20/night for each campsite (maximum 6 people per site); $14/night mid-October through mid-April; $40/night for each group campsite (13-30 people per site)
Number of sites: 105 (plus 4 group sites, open only mid April through mid October)
RV length: up to 35 ft
Trailer length: up to 27 ft (no trailers in group sites)

Dump station: Yosemite Valley (Upper Pines Campground) or Tuolumne Meadows Campground (summer only)
Groceries: Nearby (small grocery store at Crane Flat)
Showers: Yosemite Valley (Curry Village and Housekeeping Camp)
Pets: Permitted (except in group 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 four food lockers.

 
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 Hodgdon Meadow Campground
 

Did You Know?

Nevada and Vernal 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.