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Santee, CA
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Visited April 16-19, 2016- Yosemite is the best in April. The water flow was amazing this year. Stayed in Space 121. Large site with big rocks and trees. (too close to the bathroom, but overall fabulous). Site was huge but the parking spot a bit too narrow for RV's. I'd stay there again. Site #89 is awesome too.

2Thank JLx240
Napa, California
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Well, it's Yosemite, so what's not to like? We boondocked in our 23' travel trailer in site 174. It was a bit of a squeeze getting our tow vehicle crammed in the space after we were set up. The site was very shady, which didn't do well for our solar system. There's a small creek right behind the site that...

2Thank HuntCalifornia
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Good location in the valley - right next to curry village (half dome village now) and near the Happy Isles trail for Half Dome / Cloud's Rest. It is also near the Mirror Lake trail. We took a shuttle over to Upper Yosemite Falls trail. This campsite is about an hr from the park entrance (west). This site fits 6...

Thank mon_petitchou86
Scheveningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

We pulled up in our 22ft RV a day before our reservations, Halloween, assuming we might get lucky and find a spot. Don't assume! It was fully booked, BUT our camp hosts Mark & Maryanne, discovered one reservation had left early. They were great. The spots are nothing fancy, no warm water or showers - but the location is exceptional....

3Thank Glamazon_Rocker
Sparks, Nevada
Reviewed 2 November 2015

We stayed in spot 113. This is a handicap spot that we booked and it had great accessibility being near the entrance and very flat. It has a bit less shade (good for powering solar stuff) and only one adjacent neighbor, lending to being a bit quieter and not as crowded in. If you know camping in the valley -...

1Thank Melissa E
Rockhampton, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Our campsite was a bit more rocky then we expected but was adequate for our needs, bear safes are provided and fire pits. Someone had left their belongings in our bear safe and when I went to see the ranger to let him know, I could not find anyone. The area we were in was quite nice and we had...

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Laurel, Maryland
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

After a night in Wawona I tried again to get a site in the valley. Maybe everyone's goal. There was a waiting list and I was one of the lucky ones that got a site down there. The sites are pretty big actually. You don't feel like you are close to anyone. No showers and the restrooms are very basic...

Thank RandomTraveler76
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We had site 099 for 3 nights. In general all the sites looked the same to me. Flat, some sun, some shade. Pretty close water supply. Filtered water station for drinking water, and faucet for washing dishes and dumping dish water. A little bottle of hand soap in the bathroom which was often replaced, nice touch. (Noticed some other restrooms...

3Thank chulu
Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

If you're looking to escape to nature and relax amongst the beauty of Yosemite, camping at any of the valley floor campgrounds will be a disappointment. The spaces are jammed on top of each other, camp ettiquette is completely absent and regulations are not enforced. We had a group of 15 next to us with three huge tents and a...

Thank SantaCruzPaul
Wyckoff, NJ
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

My family and I respected this RV campsite (216) three months in advance. The grounds were terrific. Beautiful majestic trees surround each campsite. There was a lovely little creek behind our site and nothing but wood in the distance. Even though the neighbors were right next to us I feel that Yosemite is so incredible we must share.

2Thank Nick R

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Address: East Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Region: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Number of rooms: 238
Also Known As:
Upper Pines Campground Hotel Yosemite National Park
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“Yosemite Falls Dries Up Every Year in August...best kept secret in America....”
 of 5 bubbles ohjames, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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“It has AT$T signal only for the calls, no internet access. There two sockets in the bathroom, so you can charge the phone.”
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“Book early on the .gov website and do your homework in advance!”
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“If it's summer... you better be ready at 7:00 because they'll all be gone by 7:01”
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