Yosemite Village
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Susan H
Tacoma, WA2,445 contributions
Sep 2022 • Couples
We entered the park in through the east entrance and found the line to enter was quite short and only took about 10 minutes. The drive was beautiful over Tioga Pass. In late September there was minimal traffic along the drive except when we got to the Yosemite Village. The valley was full of people and with all the construction, a number of the parking lots were closed. They were recently paved and all but still closed even though the other lots were full. Why not open every space you can? It was a mess at the visitor’s center! Unfortunately we never did find a place to park and never got to even visit the center. I understand the need for construction but it appeared they were not trying to make it easy on visitors. Sad when for many it is a one time visit. They are doing a lot of work in the park which is great unless you are visiting during the construction.
Written 4 October 2022
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Mohammed alQahtani
Doha, Qatar8 contributions
Nov 2021 • Couples
It was great experience to live , it's good to spend some time on it to relax and feel how the Natural is Beautiful . I should get back on sonw session
Written 11 August 2022
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Judy A
Urbana46 contributions
Jun 2022 • Couples
Beautiful but crowded. The drive through to the valley is the best part. Around the lodges and restaurants it is packed with people. Lots to do outdoors but not a serene environment.
Written 10 June 2022
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Brian R
Northridge, CA912 contributions
Apr 2022
If you are in the Valley do it! One way or another you are going to be here if you are in the Valley! The Visitor Center is here as well as the Post Office. Send your friends a post card from here! Yes, some of us still send real postcards.
Written 7 June 2022
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Frank Sories
San Francisco, CA227 contributions
Feb 2022
This was a nice place to stop and relax for a while. The store was well-stocked for such an out-of-the-way location. We didn't eat at the deli, but it was a very clean and cheerful place with a fire burning and people enjoying coffee. We'd definitely come back for a bite or beverage there. The Ansel Adams Gallery was a highlight.
Written 13 February 2022
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Leslie S
3 contributions
Dec 2021
We shopped at the Village gift shop and dropped almost $200 on gifts including Tolumne beef jerky for our daughter as a stocking stuffer. It was not cheap but it was stale and nearly rancid. What a waste. Fortunately our dog likes it.

Sadly, we also bought some nuts in the Yosemite Falls lodge cafeteria - and they were stale - and expensive.
Written 29 December 2021
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Kathrine
Pennsylvania481 contributions
Oct 2021
Most stores in the Village are open. Museum closed, Visitor Center closed but they did have staff outside to answer questions and give advice and maps. The Village Store is pretty well stocked with items. We didn't have any way to cook but they did have prepared sandwiches and salads - which we took advantage of for hiking. Parking only for the store is right outside, and just a short walk away is parking for the Visitor Center with very clean flush bathrooms.

Signs - agree with other TA posts - need better directions. Once we did the 'circle' once we figured out where we were going.
Written 28 October 2021
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William L
Sandown, NH1,023 contributions
Aug 2021
We exited Happy Isles through hordes of tourists knowing the shuttle was down due to Covid. We booted from the exit of the JMT into Yosemite Village. Pretty much a disorganized mess, no restaurants open, visitor center and theatre closed. Covid has ruined things here. We did find a grocery store that was open and was able to charge my phone while waiting for the YART bus. I would love to return here when things get back to normal. The backdrop is stunning.
Written 17 September 2021
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The_Travel_Family
Las Vegas, NV745 contributions
Aug 2021 • Family
Signage, roads, road work, parking problems all over this village. What an absolute nightmare, blocked roads, no entry signs, red cones everywhere. This village is appalling and the worst I have seen though visiting over 35 National Parks. And to top it off the visitor centre was closed 🤦🏼‍♂️. Yosemite management, word of advice, get a grip!!
Written 28 August 2021
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Justin P
7 contributions
Jun 2021 • Family
Here you will find new/clean bathrooms right in the main parking lot then it’s a 5 minute walk to the village. Signage very poor, not very obvious how to get there. You’ll see cars parked closer but this is short term parking for the store. There are several options for food, our favorite was the pizza bar in Curry Village a little further east down the road. We also did a free bike rental via Yosemite Bike share (get app). Regular bike rentals are $30/person for 4 hrs. Good swimming areas available throughout the valley also.
Written 25 June 2021
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