Merced River
California Poppies cover the hillsides and cliffs of the Merced River Canyon in Spring. California, USA
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Dry Gulch Campground

Dry Gulch Campground

Central Mariposa County

Incline Road, Foresta, CA

(877) 444-6777

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Situated on the north side of the Merced River, Dry Gulch Campground is a small camp that features walk-in tent sites on the river. Most Dry Gulch sites are on the river or have river access. The remote location of the site makes for a quiet and peaceful camping experience and is located close to Yosemite National Park. Oak and pine trees provide shade along the Merced River. The campsites at Dry Gulch meet accessibility standards and offer picnic tables, grills, and fire rings. No drinking water is provided at this campground, but vault toilets are available. Road access is paved and sites are accessible. This is a Pack it in, Pack it out facility.


Through the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS) @ 1-877-444-6777 or


Tent camping, picnic tables, drinking water, toilets

Fees $26.00 per night
Additional vehicles = $7.00 per vehicle
Open Season: Open all year


The maximum length of stay is 14 days
Maximum group size is 6 people per site

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California Land Management (CLM) District Office: 559-642-3819 Bass Lake Office: 559-642-3212. Closest Ranger: Station Bass Lake Ranger District

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