Off the Big Oak Flat Road (Highway 120), about 45 minutes northwest of Yosemite Valley and adjacent to the Big Oak Flat Entrance Station, at 4,900 ft (1,500 m)
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Tent or RV sites: all year
Group sites: approximately mid-April through mid-October (view this year's estimated opening and closing dates)
Tent or RV sites: Required and available online up to five months in advance
from approximately mid-April through mid-October. $26/night
From mid-October through mid-April, campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis
Group Sites: Required and available online
from approximately mid-April through mid-October. $50/night
Tent or RV sites: 105 sites with space for RVs up to 35 feet and trailers up to 27 feet
Group sites: 4 (no RVs or trailers allowed)
Not every site can accommodate equipment of these lengths. Be sure to read the site details when making a reservation on recreation.gov to ensure your equipment will fit into the site you're reserving. You can also find answers to frequently asked questions about length limits and site types or call the Big Oak Flat campground office at 209/379-2123.
Each campsite contains a fire ring, picnic table, and food locker [33"(D)x45"(W)x18"(H)], and is near a bathroom with drinking water and flushing toilets. The group sites have four food lockers.
Dump station: No, but available all year in Yosemite Valley (in Upper Pines Campground)
Groceries: Yosemite Valley (Yosemite Village Store, Curry Village Store, Yosemite Lodge Store) and small grocery store at Crane Flat
Showers: Yosemite Valley (Curry Village and Housekeeping Camp)
There are no designated accessible campsites at this campground.
Pets: Permitted (except in group and horse sites; must be on a leash at all times)
Fires: Wood and charcoal fires are permitted.
People per site: A maximum of six people (including children) are allowed per campsite, except for the group site, which requires 13 to 30 people. There is no limit on the number of tents (as long as they all fit into the campsite).
Additional campground regulations apply, as well.
You are required to store food properly in order to protect Yosemite's bears. Learn more about bears, proper food storage, and food lockers.