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 »
Porcupine Flat Campground
Location: On the Tioga Road (Highway 120), about one hour and fifteen minutes north of Yosemite Valley
Open: July through October 15 (approximately) (check for this year's estimated opening and closing dates)
Dump station: Yosemite Valley (Upper Pines Campground) or Tuolumne Meadows Campground (about 30 minutes away)
Each campsite contains a fire ring, picnic table, and food locker [33"(D)x45"(W)x18"(H)], and is near a vault toilet. Stream water must be treated (by boiling, using a filter, or using iodine). No potable water available.
Did You Know?
Black bears in Yosemite are active both day and night. Most bears that rely on natural food sources are active during the day. However, those that get food from people are often active at night, when they can quietly sneak around and grab unattended food. More...