Tuolumne Meadows Campground (Yosemite National Park)

State: Northern California

Short Name: Tuolumne Meadows Campground

Address 1: Yosemite National Park

City: Wawona

Open: Seasonal

Number of Sites: 315

Camp URL: http://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/campground.htm

Full Hook: Yes

National Park: 34

Free: No

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.

Source: Tuolumne Meadows Campground at NPS.gov