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  • Tioga Road is Closed for the Winter

    The Tioga Road (Highway 120 through the park) is closed due to snow; it usually reopens in late May or June. You can check on current road conditions by calling 209/372-0200 (press 1 then 1). More »

Tamarack Flat Campground

Location: On the Tioga Road (Highway 120), about 45 minutes north of Yosemite Valley
Elevation: 6,300 ft (1,900 m)

Open: Late June through September (approximately) (check for this year's estimated opening and closing dates)
Reservations: No
Cost: $10/night for each campsite (maximum 6 people per site)
Number of sites: 52
RV length: RVs not recommended
Trailer length: Trailers not recommended

Dump station: Yosemite Valley (Upper Pines Campground) or Tuolumne Meadows Campground
Groceries: Small grocery store at Crane Flat, about 15 minutes away
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 vault toilet. Stream water must be treated (by boiling, using a filter, or using iodine). No potable water available.

 
You are required to store food properly in order to protect Yosemite's bears. Learn more about bears, proper food storage, and food lockers.
 
Tamarack Flat Campground

Did You Know?

The Merced River flowing serenely through Yosemite Valley

Congress designated the Merced River as Wild and Scenic in 1987. The National Park Service manages 81 miles of the Merced River, encompassing both the main stem and the South Fork in Yosemite National Park and the El Portal Administrative Site. More...