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Can you camp anywhere in Yosemite National Park?

Can you camp anywhere in Yosemite National Park?

1. Where can I camp? Since there are only a few designated campgrounds, you can camp anywhere you like, provided you follow all the regulations. The exceptions are near the five High Sierra Camps and in the Little Yosemite Valley area, where you must you camp at the designated campgrounds.

Can I drive my RV through Yosemite?

If you’re driving in or around Yosemite, most roads are adequate for RVs and travel trailers. However, some roads, particularly the Glacier Point Road, Mariposa Grove Road, and Hetch Hetchy Road, have restrictions that affect some RVs and most trailers.

How do you get a camping spot in Yosemite?

You can reserve Yosemite camping by telephone at 800-44-6777 or 518-885-3639 from outside the United States and Canada. You can also make Yosemite camping reservations online. In my experience, the online reservation system is more than frustrating.

How much does it cost to camp at Yosemite National Park?

Yosemite National Park Announces Entrance and Campground Fee Increases

Type of Fee Effective 3/1/2015 Effective 1/1/2016
Yosemite National Park Annual Pass $60 $60
Family/Group Reservation Campsites Range: $26 – $50 Range: $26 – $50
First-Come, First-Serve Available Campsites Range: $6 – $18 Range: $6 – $18

Can I sleep in my car at Yosemite?

Within Yosemite National Park, you may not sleep in your car or RV except in a campsite that you’re registered to stay in (except at Camp 4, where sleeping in cars is not allowed because it’s a walk-in campground). Sleeping in your car along the side of the road is not allowed.

What is the largest RV allowed in Yosemite?

40 feet
Maximum RV/trailer lengths: In Yosemite Valley, the maximum RV length is 40 feet and maximum trailer length is 35 feet, however, only a total of 8 sites of this size are available (six sites in Lower Pines and two in North Pines, which are open spring through fall).

How hard is it to get a Yosemite reservation?

According to Gloria Sandoval, deputy director of the California Department of Recreation, more than 67 million people visit the state’s parks each year, with more than 6.5 million coming to camp. But with approximately 13,000 campsites available, it’s impossible for most to get a spot.

Where can I park my car in Yosemite?

Parking is available at Yosemite Village, Curry Village, and near Yosemite Falls. If you find a parking space, plan to leave your car there; you will not be able to find another parking spot. Use the free shuttle (not available in 2021) to get around Yosemite Valley.