State: Northern California
Short Name: Tuolumne Meadows Campground
Address 1: Yosemite National Park
Number of Sites: 315
Full Hook: Yes
National Park: 34
Location: On the Tioga Road at Tuolumne Meadows, about 1.5 hours northeast of Yosemite Valley
Elevation: 8,600 ft (2,600 m)
Open: July through late September (approximately); office open from 8:30 am to 5 pm (may open at 8 am beginning mid-summer)
Reservations: Reservations are available online for half of all campsites. The other half of the campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Group site reservations are required and available online. Click here to make a reservation. Horse site reservations are required and availably only by calling 877/444-6777.
Cost: $20/night for each campsite (maximum 6 people per site). $40/night for the group campsite (13-30 people per site). $25/night for the horse sites (maximum six horses and six people per site).
Number of sites: 304 (plus seven group sites and four horse sites)
RV length: up to 35 ft (no RVs in group sites)
Trailer length: up to 35 ft (no trailers in group sites; 27 ft trailer limit in horse sites)
Dump station: Nearby, just west of the campground
Groceries: Nearby, at Tuolumne Meadows store
Showers: Yosemite Valley (Curry Village and Housekeeping Camp), about 1.5 hours away, or outside the park, at Lee Vining.
Pets: Permitted (except in group and horse sites)
Each campsite contains a fire ring, picnic table, and food locker [33″(D)x45″(W)x18″(H)], and is near a bathroom with potable water and flushing toilets.
Each group campsite contains five food lockers.
You are required to store food properly in order to protect Yosemite’s bears.