Photo by Sathish
On the Tioga Road at Tuolumne Meadows, about 1.5 hours northeast of Yosemite Valley, at 8,600 feet (2,600 m) elevation
All campsites: approximately July through late September (view this year’s estimated opening and closing dates)
Loops A-G: Reservations are available online for half of all campsites. The other half of the campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. $26/night
Group sites: Required and available online. $50/night
Horse sites: Required and available only by calling 877/444-6777. $30/night
Tent and RV sites: 304 sites with space for RVs and trailers up to 35 feet
Group sites: 7 (no RVs or trailers allowed)
Horse sites: 4 with space for 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 Tuolumne Meadows campground office at 209/372-4025.
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. The group sites have five food lockers.
Dump station: Yes, on the Tioga Road just west of the campground
Groceries: Nearby (small grocery store in Tuolumne Meadows)
Showers: Yosemite Valley (Half Dome Village, formerly Curry Village and Housekeeping Camp)
The following campsites are suitable for wheelchairs 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.
Loop B: sites 37, 38, and 39
Loop C: site 1, 89, and 90
Pets: Permitted (except in group sites; must be on a leash at all times)
Fires: Wood fires are permitted all year.
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.