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    Yosemite

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  • Road Closures Due to El Portal Fire

    The Big Oak Flat Road between Crane Flat and the El Portal Road is temporarily closed. There is no access to Yosemite Valley via the Big Oak Flat Road or Highway 120. Tioga Road is open and accessible via Big Oak Flat and Tioga Pass Entrances. More »

  • Campground Closures Due to Fire

    Crane Flat, Bridalveil Creek, and Yosemite Creek Campgrounds are temporarily closed. More »

  • Yosemite National Park is Open

    Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point, and Wawona/Mariposa Grove areas are open and accessible via Highways 140 and 41. Tioga Road is not accessible via Highways 140 and 41 due to a fire.

Upper Pines Campground

Location: Yosemite Valley, near Curry Village
Elevation: 4,000 ft (1,200 m)

Open: All year
Reservations: Required and available online from March 15 through November. From December through March 15, campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Number of sites: 238
RV length: up to 35 ft
Trailer length: up to 24 ft

Dump station: Yes
Groceries: Nearby (Yosemite Village and Curry Village)
Showers: Nearby (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)] (some sites have larger lockers), and is near a bathroom with potable water and flushing toilets.

Campsites 21, 27, and 42 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 Upper Pines Campground
 

Did You Know?

The Bachelor and Three Graces

Giant sequoias are a fire adapted species. Their bark is fire resistant and fire helps open the sequoia cone and scatter the tiny seeds. Fire also clears forest debris from the mineral soil and provides a nutrient rich seed bed as well as clearing competing species.