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Hodgdon Meadow Campground

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Stayed here as all other camp grounds were booked up. I think though they are all similar... no showers etc. It was perfectly handy for Yosemite Valley but if there was somewhere with showers etc (which there wasn't) then i would have stayed there instead. Was a pain with people trying to park in our already booked RV pitch but...

1Thank TomP1
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Spent our first two nights in Yosemite at Hodgdon Meadow, and the campground was just what we needed: ideally located for a late night entry from the West (immediately after the park gates) but still workable for exploring other areas of the park. We traveled in a small RV, and our site (#74) had an unavoidable slant no matter how...

1Thank TravelGirl322
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Great place. Definitely one of our favorite campgrounds. This visit was really marred by the family next door in a trailer who insisted on running their generator as much as possible. The campground host was not there during our visit and we only saw a ranger on our last day so didn't bother complaining. It won't stop us returning to...

2Thank joewicklow
Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This is a fairly crowded campground and the facilities are decent but a little worn. Because Yosemite takes in so many people every year, you have to consider this in selecting campgrounds, sites and use of facilities. We were in site #63 and it is very roomy and on the outer edge of the campground. It's less than 100 yards...

2Thank labsnbeagles
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 1 September 2016

There is lots of logging around the campground and a short walk gives all the firewood you might want to use. Bring a small hand saw and an axe or hatchet to split the wood. Had site 86 with an RV fairly near the entrance. Generator hours are 7-9 am, 12-2 pm and 5-7 pm. I typically run a Honda...

1Thank Bill C
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We camped here 3 nights. We were lucky enough to get site 002, which is set back from the rest of the grounds. Had a good amount of privacy and lots of wood to harvest for our fires. Loved the quiet and remoteness compared to the valley. The key to this campground is getting a great site.

1Thank sulyn s
Muscat Governorate, Oman
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Not a pleasant experience. Very regular campers, but the pitch we were allocated was too small for the group. It was on a slope with a dumpster nearby. Ok so we are in Yosemite....just, but the facilities were dirty, and limited. As we moved around Yosemite we became aware that this is not unique for the park. The scenery is...

1Thank Stringerbean49
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This campground was great. We stayed there 3 days, it was very clean (the most clean in yosemite.) The location is great if you want to see more of yosemite than just the valley (you should...) it's a 45 minutes drive to the valley, 45 minutes to hetch hetchy and 1hour to tolumn meadow. The campground is quiet and the...

1Thank Josianne D
Palmer, Alaska
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Was surprised at the layout of this campground, it is one of the worst I have seen. The campground is built on a hill so most of the sites are on moderate to steep grades. Many of the pull-in sites are very steep and very close together. Even the very pleasant host I met admitted it was hard telling what...

2Thank AK_JOE_M
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 September 2015

A 32" RV backed in to #36 means you're sloping like boat in a storm. But we didn't care a jot. We loved it. 3 days here was outdoor paradise. With the valley less than an hour away this place is an ideal overflow if you can't get in to the cramped valley camp-grounds. The water is cold, the toilets...

1Thank Martin S

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Address: Just past south entrance off Highway 120, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Region: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Number of rooms: 105
Also Known As:
Hodgdon Meadow Campground Hotel Yosemite National Park
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“Try and get a flat pitch... good luck”
TomP1, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Be prepared for some steep slopes and leave your worries behind.”
784MartinS784, 24 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Try to go to sites near 1-2 near the river. Avoid sites near site 80”
Pierre38410, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Campsite 22 is THE BEST! I'd choose Hodgdon Meadows over the Valley again!”
CCLAIRE761, 24 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Might be okay for RVs, but I noticed some RV's were on adjustable blocks to account for the uneven ground.”
Beabria, 2 Jun 2014 | Read review
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