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Yosemite Creek Campground

Location: On the Tioga Road (Highway 120), about one hour north of Yosemite Valley
Elevation: 7,700 ft (2,300 m)

Open: July through early 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: 75
RV length: RVs not recommended
Trailer length: Trailers not recommended

Dump station: Yosemite Valley (Upper Pines Campground) or Tuolumne Meadows Campground (about 30 minutes away)
Groceries: Small grocery store at Crane Flat or Tuolumne Meadows (about 30 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.
 
Yosemite Creek Campground map

Did You Know?

ARC Students journaling near Hetch Hetchy

Adventure Risk Challenge (ARC) brings youth to Yosemite National Park each summer for a dynamic literacy and leadership immersion program. ARC works with students, boosting academic and leadership skills through a variety of programs, including a 40 day experience in Yosemite full of adventure and intensive learning.