On the Big Oak Flat Road (Highway 120) just west of Crane Flat, about 30 minutes northwest of Yosemite Valley, at 6,200 ft (1,900 m) elevation
All campsites: approximately July through mid-October (view this year’s estimated opening and closing dates)
Required and available online up to five months in advance. $26/night
Tent or RV sites: 166 sites with space for RVs up to 35 feet and trailers up to 27 feet
Not every site can accommodate equipment of these lengths. Be sure to read the site details when making a reservation on recreation.gov to ensure your equipment will fit into the site you’re reserving. You can also find answers to frequently asked questions about length limits and site types or call the Big Oak Flat campground office at 209/379-2123.
Each campsite contains a fire ring, picnic table, and food locker [33″(D)x45″(W)x18″(H)], and is near a bathroom with drinking water and flushing toilets.
Dump station: No, but available all year in Yosemite Valley (in Upper Pines Campground) or, summer only, near Tuolumne Meadows Campground
Groceries: Yosemite Valley (Yosemite Village Store; Half Dome Village Store, formerly Curry Village Store; Yosemite Valley Lodge Store, formerly Yosemite Lodge Store) and small grocery store at Crane Flat
Showers: Yosemite Valley (Half Dome Village, formerly Curry Village and Housekeeping Camp)
The following campsites are suitable for wheelchair and include picnic tables with extended tops. The closest restrooms to these campsites are also wheelchair accessible. These campsites are limited to people with disabilities.
Sites 423 and 427
Pets: Permitted (except in group and horse sites; must be on a leash at all times)
Fires: Wood and charcoal fires are permitted.
People per site: A maximum of six people (including children) are allowed per campsite, except for the group site, which requires 13 to 30 people. There is no limit on the number of tents (as long as they all fit into the campsite).
Additional campground regulations apply, as well.
You are required to store food properly in order to protect Yosemite’s bears. Learn more about bears, proper food storage, and food lockers.