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Yosemite Creek

Yosemite National Park

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Yosemite Creek Campground is a hidden gem tucked away among the pines, accessible via a 5-mile, single-lane dirt road. It's a primitive campground with no water or electricity, but offers a plethora of outdoor activities such as hiking, swimming, bouldering and bird watching for visitors to enjoy. Nearby attractions include Tuolumne Meadows, Tenaya Lake and Yosemite Valley, with plenty of opportunities for relaxation and exploring.


Yosemite Creek Campground will be available by reservation only in 2022. No first come, first serve sites are available. 

Tucked away among the pines is the hidden gem of Yosemite Creek campground. Accessing this campground is an adventure down a 5-mile, single-lane dirt road. Motorhomes and trailers are NOT allowed.


Your adventure awaits! Hiking, swimming, bouldering, napping (some of us are tired!), bird watching; the possibilities are as great as your imagination. Be sure to bring bug spray and sunscreen, plenty of water, and dress in layers as the weather can rapidly change at this elevation.


Yosemite Creek campground is a primitive campground with vault toilets and no drinking water. A seasonal creek runs through the campground but water must be boiled and/or treated before drinking. Do not rely on creek water being available; bring water!

Natural Features

Granite boulders abound and the peaceful Yosemite Creek meanders through the campground on its way to Yosemite Valley. Bring your comfy chairs and hammocks and let the sounds of nature whisk you away from the busyness of day-to-day life.

Nearby Attractions

Head to Tuolumne Meadows for breathtaking views and a multitude of day hiking opportunities. Tenaya Lake is a great place to relax and swim or canoe. Yosemite Valley offers restaurants, museums, bike paths, day hikes and world-famous climbing. Don't forget about the Pioneer History center in Wawona, and of course, the Mariposa Grove of giant sequoias. Be prepared to make your own fun here-take delight in the quiet and give your screens a rest. 

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Campground Matrix

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Nearby Campgrounds Distance Notification Rate
White Wolf
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4.1mi 93%
Camp 4
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5.9mi 92%
North Pines
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6.1mi 91%
Lower Pines
Yosemite National Park
6.2mi 90%
Upper Pines
Yosemite National Park
6.5mi 92%
Tamarack Flat
Yosemite National Park
9.1mi 93%
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