- Lower Yosemite Fall
Site is located approximately 100 yards (100 m) north of Yosemite Lodge intersection on hardened path to Yosemite Falls; 50 people maximum. Ceremonies are not allowed on Yosemite Creek bridge. Rest room facilities are nearby; no parking on site; shuttle bus recommended. Monitoring is required for groups of 50. Open all year (8 am to 12 pm, June through September).
- Swinging Bridge Picnic Area
Site is located on beach northeast of bridge; 20 people maximum; restroom facilities nearby. No ceremonies are allowed on the bridge. Parking is limited. Car pooling is recommended. Open all year (8 am to 12 pm, June through September).
- Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Closed November through April and at dusk daily; 50 people maximum; restroom facilities nearby; parking is limited; car-pooling recommended. Monitoring is required for groups of 35-50 people. 8 am to 12 pm, June through September. Six vehicles maximum.
- Sentinel Beach Picnic Area (limited use during raft season mid-May through mid-August)
Site closed November through April and at dusk daily; 100 people maximum with limited availability; restroom facilities in vicinity; car-pooling recommended. Monitoring is required for groups of 50 people or more. 8 am to 12 pm, June through September; 25 vehicles maximum.
- Bridalveil Fall
Located on asphalted path below the fall beyond second stone bridge; 50 people maximum; restrooms nearby; monitoring is required for groups of 50 people. 8 am to 12 pm, June through September; 15 vehicles maximum.
- Wawona Point
Walk in 0.5 mile (0.8 km) from tram stop(must pay for tram). No private vehicles allowed. 50 people maximum. For access information contact DNC Parks & Resorts at: 209/372-1000. Closed mid-November through mid-May.
- Upper Mariposa Grove
Located near restroom off tram road (must pay for tram); 50 people maximum. No music allowed. Closed mid-November through mid-May. No vehicles allowed; tram and trail access only. Contact DNC Park & Resorts at 209/372-1000 for tram information. Monitoring is required for groups of 35-50 people.
- Glacier Point
(Earliest availability is after Memorial Day through late October due to annual Glacier Point Road closure.) Site is at south end of amphitheater; 50 people maximum. Ceremonies are not scheduled here in July & August. Monitoring is required for groups of 35-50 people.
- Chilnualna Falls Trailhead Parking Lot
Location is at west end of parking area, down slope from the asphalted parking lot. 50 people maximum; 10 vehicles maximum. Monitoring is required for groups of 35-50.
Earliest availability after Memorial Day weekend through late October; Availability varies due to annual Tioga Road closure. Enforced parking limits of 25 vehicles for Soda Springs and Tenaya Lake beach.
- Soda Springs
Walk in 0.25 mi (0.4 km); 50 people maximum.
- Tenaya Lake beach
East end of Tenaya Lake, 100 yards (meters) south of intersection of trail from the parking lot and lake; 50 people maximum; restroom facilities nearby. No dogs allowed.
- Tuolumne Meadows Lodge area
Located upstream from Tuolumne Meadows Lodge on Dana Fork granite slabs; site is accessible from unsurfaced trail from Tuolumne Meadows Lodge. Parking is limited near Tuolumne Meadows Lodge; 25 people maximum. Car-pooling from public parking lot is required.
Big Oak Flat
Earliest availability after Memorial Day weekend (late May), Availability varies due to road and weather conditions.
- Tuolumne Grove
Walk in one mile (1.6 km), with 500-feet (150 m) of elevation change (steep hill). Thirty (30) people maximum.
- Merced Grove
Walk-in 1.5 miles (2.4 km); thirty (30) people maximum.
- Site use is on a first-come basis, and is limited to two hours at all locations.
- Park visitors are not restricted from sites.
- If your party is fewer than 10, you are not limited to these locations, exception for open meadows and riparian environs.
- Pets are not allowed at sites.
- No ceremony sites are available on major holidays.
- Please respect park resources and tread lightly.