Camp 4

Camp 4 Kiosk, small building, and bulletin board

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Reservations and Registration

2021 Season

As part of a pilot program in 2021, campsites are available only by daily lottery, one day in advance, via The lottery is open from midnight to 4 pm Pacific time each day, with results emailed shortly after 4 pm. Applicants can apply for up to seven nights. Average success rate is 10%.

There is a non-refundable lottery fee of $10 per application (up to six people). The camping fee (only charged with a successful lottery application) is $10 per person per night.

Each person (not just the primary applicant) must check in at the campground using a valid photo ID that matches the entry on the lottery application. (Minors must check in but do not need a photo ID.) Up to six people will be assigned to each campsite; only one group will be allowed in each site.

Camping Limit

There is a 30-night camping limit within Yosemite National Park in a calendar year; however, May 1–September 15, the camping limit in Yosemite is 14 nights, and only seven of those nights can be in Yosemite Valley or Wawona.



Weather Emergencies

These campgrounds may close with short notice when the National Weather Service forecasts either of the following in Yosemite Valley:

  • winds of more than 30 mph or
  • more than one foot of snowfall over 24 hours.

National Register of Historic Places

Camp 4 is listed on the National Register of Historic Places because of its nationally significant role in the development of rock climbing as a sport.

Last updated: October 4, 2021

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