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Below is information about each of the campgrounds in Yosemite. Additional information is available for each campground by clicking on the campground name.
Opening, Closing, and Reservation Updates
How quickly campgrounds open in spring or early summer depends on a variety of factors. Dates are tentative and subject to change.
Tioga Road Corridor Campgrounds
Tamarack Flat Campground
Tamarack Flat Campground opened on June 20 and will close on October 15.
Reservations for 50% of campsites are available up to two months before arrival date on the 15th of each month. For example, reservations for August 15 through September 14 arrival dates will become available on July 15 at 7 am PDT on Recreation.gov.
The remaining 50% of reservations are available on a two-week rolling window on Recreation.gov. For example, reservations for August 15 arrivals will become available on August 1 at 7 am PDT.
White Wolf Campground
White Wolf Campground will be open from July 18 through September 5.
Reservations for 50% of campsites will be available on July 15 at 7 am PDT. The remaining 50% of reservations will be available on a two-week rolling window on Recreation.gov. For example, reservations for August 15 arrivals will become available on August 1 at 7 am PDT.
Yosemite Creek Campground
Yosemite Creek Campground will open on July 15 and close on September 15.
All reservations will be available each day, four days before arrival, at 7 am PDT on Recreation.gov. For example, reservations for August 15 arrivals will become available on August 11 at 7 am PDT on Recreation.gov.
Wawona Campground reopens on August 1 (reservations required). It was closed due to the Washburn fire.
No first-come, first-served camping will be available from May 20 through September 30, 2022. All open campgrounds will require reservations.
Tuolumne Meadows Campground is undergoing a major rehabilitation project and will remain closed in 2022 and 2023 (and possibly 2024, depending on weather/length of construction season).
(Closing dates refer to the day the campground closes; the night before that is the last night to camp.)
Backcountry campgrounds at Little Yosemite Valley and near the High Sierra camps (Glen Aulin, May Lake, Sunrise, Merced Lake, and Vogelsang) are not part of the campground reservation system. A wilderness permit is required to stay at these campgrounds.
Last updated: July 27, 2022