Yosemite Creek Campground
Location: On the Tioga Road (Highway 120), about one hour north of Yosemite Valley
Open: July through early September (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?
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.