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Carnoustie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were lucky enough to secure a spot at Lower Pines Campground for 2 nights in October 2015 by making sure that we were online as soon as they went on sale 5 months ago. It was lucky that we had reserved as when we arrived there were signs up saying that all campgrounds were full. We had site number...

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed in lower pines campgrounds site 37. Big site, next to the river. Great view of half dome from the site. You could see the lights from the climbers on the wall at night. I would recommend this site to anyone. One of the best. I would be happy to stay in any of lower Pines camp sites. I was...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Do your homework and book in advance!! We got lucky and a site came open. The camp is very conveniently located, close to Curry - now Half Dome village for showers and food. You can walk through most of the valley from this camp. This means you can fight the traffic to get there, then just leave your vehicle to...

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 2 July 2016

you need to reserve online months in advance for a prime spot. I was able to get campsite 43 which is a large area, about (100-200ft to flush bathrooms) and right by the lovely river. Theres a small amphitheater for kids & i advise to go to the bear talk with Ranger Stephen ( he is awesome ) and informative!...

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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic, glorious, majestic! A perfect place to be with nature. Close to hiking trails, Halfdome Village (formerly Curry Village). Don't forget to bring your bicycle. There's a great bike trail around the valley that brings you to several of the wonderful scenic spots.

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 10 June 2016

stayed in valley, (lower pines campground) june 6-8 with family. weekdays were less crowded than last time here. no matter how many times i come here, it never disappoints. Second time my son has been there, he's 6 and loves it. showed him how to set up camp, (tent, stove, lantern etc.) and told him one day he could take...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Stayed there June 6-8/2016. had camp right on river, views of half dome from tent. kind of smoky from campfires which they only allow from 5pm to 10 pm. No better place to camp in the world. No internet anywhere unless you go to Yosemite Village area to Dunnigans Cafe or Mariposa County library - Yosemite Branch.

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Reviewed 7 June 2016

As to campging sites in Yosemite, you dont get many choices especiall if you want to stay in the valley. I have heard horrible stories about camping in the valley, like crowded and noisy campers. However, we had a pretty good stay here. Our camping site is #23, It is close the the restroom but not next to it and...

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This place is just great. So beautiful. Just one star off because it's waaay too developed and there are way too many campfires....or should i say smoke haze makers. Seriously...just a haze of smoke in the grounds between 7 and 10. Very off putting. I'll be checking out other sites outside of the Valley next time!

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Loved our site here! We pitched our tent here for 3 nights and absolutely loved it. We will definitely be back! The site grounds and bathroom were very clean. Note - you do not need a locker for the bear locker. It already has one. Also, the bathrooms do not have showers. Please do not litter and please follow the...

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Address: East Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Region: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Number of rooms: 60
Also Known As:
Lower Pines Campground Hotel Yosemite National Park
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“book in march @ the "go time" for spring & summer -reserves QUICK in minutes”
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 of 5 bubbles mynamemeanslife, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“try get site next to river”
 of 5 bubbles michaelff182, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Site 18 is by the river, but you can't reacht the waterside. Great views though.”
 of 5 bubbles MP83, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
“You can see the camp ground map online at reservations and then there is a web site http://www.campsitephotos.com/campground/Lower-Pines that has actual pictures of the sites.”
 of 5 bubbles KMR96, 2 Jun 2012 | Read review
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