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Summary

Dry Gulch Campground is a small camp on the north side of the Merced River, shaded by a grove of pine and oak trees. It's an ideal spot for white water rafting and kayaking and offers picnic tables, grills and fire rings. The camp is located in the Bass Lake Ranger District at an elevation of 3,400 feet and is close to the entrance to Yosemite National Park.

Overview

Dry Gulch Campground sits on the north side of the Merced River. The small camp features walk-in tent sites on the river, shaded by a grove of pine and oak trees. Dry Gulch's remote location makes for a quiet and peaceful camping experience.

Recreation

During the spring and early summer, the Merced River is a popular location for white water rafting and kayaking. Several private companies offer guided rafting trips.

Facilities

The camping sites at Dry Gulch do meet accessibility standards and offer picnic tables, grills and fire rings. Vault toilets are available.

Natural Features

Dry Gulch Campground is located in the Bass Lake Ranger District at an elevation of 3,400 feet. The Lake is a very popular area known for its variety of fish, as well as the bald and golden eagles that make their home here.

The Sierra National Forest, located on the western slope of the central Sierra Nevada, is known for its spectacular mountain scenery and abundant natural resources.

The terrain includes rolling, oak-covered foothills, heavily forested middle elevation slopes and the starkly beautiful alpine landscape of the High Sierra.

Nearby Attractions

This campground is close to the west entrance to Yosemite National Park. Yosemite offers a variety of activities that include scenic driving, picnicking, hiking and fishing.

Charges & Cancellations

Once your reservation start date has begun, neither the Recreation.gov Contact Center nor the campground manager will be able to modify your reservation.

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Campground Matrix

Set alerts at more campgrounds to increase your odds of getting a place to stay! Below is a list of the closest campgrounds supported on Campflare. Or, view all campgrounds in Sierra National Forest.

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Dirt Flat
Sierra National Forest
0.3mi 75%
Crane Flat
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6.4mi 90%
Tamarack Flat
Yosemite National Park
7.8mi 93%
Hodgdon Meadow
Yosemite National Park
9.0mi 91%
Dimond O
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10.7mi 75%
Wawona
Yosemite National Park
11.6mi 93%
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