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Dry Gulch Campground

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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
  • 7 Jul 2018
    “Great Campground near Yosemite National Park”
  • 28 Jul 2017
    “Don't drink the water”
Incline Rd, El Portal, CA See on map
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

This is a beautiful campground along the Merced river, very close to the entrance of Yosemite National Park. It's very small with great tenting spaces and easy access to the water - both the spigot and the river. The vault toilets were quite clean and...More

Thank GinaP18
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

If you get the two campsites on the ends (one or four), then you have a great site. You cannot reserve specific sites, though, because the hostess keeps number 4 "reserved" so she and her friends can use the best access to the river. Apparently,...More

Thank Leah L
Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

Dry Gultch campground proved to be a great place to stay. You have to travel down a very narrow road and two single lane bridges to get there. Conveniently located just outside Yosemite National Park El Portal entrance and on the banks of the picturesque...More

8  Thank bdawgg
Reviewed 21 May 2014

So, I'm not suppose to be writing this review per the consensus of my fellow campers. But Dry Gulch is pretty awesome, and a secret that cannot be kept. Located only 5.2 miles outside the Yosemite park entrance sits 4 campsites along the Merced River....More

6  Thank rob r
Reviewed 21 May 2014

While in line waiting for a campsite in Yosemite Valley, a man approached us & said he had a FREE campsite at Dry Gulch right by the river. We hadn't made any reservations prior & since the whole Yosemite Valley was full, we took it....More

7  Thank Rose V
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About
Number of rooms
4
Location
United States > California > El Portal
Number of rooms
4
Location
United States > California > El Portal
Nearby
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Nearby AttractionsSee all attractions
El Portal Market
123 reviews
6.86 km away
Prospect Yosemite
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Stanislaus National Forest
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15.94 km away
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Kristian A
14 September 2015|
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Response from Leah L | Reviewed this property |
no. parking is close
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Alyssa C
26 July 2015|
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Response from Leah L | Reviewed this property |
yes. each site has its own
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Alyssa C
23 May 2015|
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Response from Sanoj A |
No. Entrance fee to Yosemite NP is valid for 7 days.
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