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Upper Pines Campground

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torrance, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved it so much. Relaxing and quiet can't wait to go back again. We would love to get one that is a little more private and not facing the camp in front of you but otherwise we would stay there again. Great space and love the convenience of everything nearby. Hear he waterfalls all night long.

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had 4 campsites (number 77 and surrounding ones) - 3 motorhomes, hammock, van to camp in. Big family reunion. Centrally located to do anything you want to do in The Valley. Walk to the Majestic (Ahwahnee) is about 15-20 minutes. The Valley loop goes right by the campground. Near Half Dome village (used to be Curry village). We just love...

1Thank Anke S
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We were in site 32 which was on the curved end and had no one behind us and more space between us and the neighboring sites. The site was typical, with a picnic table, fire pit, and bear box. In the first loop of 52 campsites there were 2 bathrooms with 2 stalls each, so be prepared. Our site had...

1Thank ChristinaCali
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Nestled between towering granite and within walking distance of so much natural beauty, this was an amazing place to camp. Friends of ours gave us a number of tips and tricks, to the extent that we were analysing the siteplan at both here and the neighbouring sister site to the extent our eyes were going square. Not that it mattered;...

1Thank thesussexfoodie
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Camp sites are small and crowded together. We had an RV, so we had our own water and bathroom, but we did walk over and check out the bathrooms to see if they had showers, but they were pretty basic - no showers or soap. They do have an RV station where you can fill your water and dump sewer...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Very good location, it is in the middle of the yosemite national park. You can walk to the famous Mist trail in the park. There are many washrooms and they are clean. There is also a BBQ spot, and it is really nice to make a fire and eat smore or BBQ in the middle of Yosemite

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We made a reservation three months before arrival and were very lucky: in june there was only one spot left for august. Make sure you make a reservation in time! In that case you are able to sleep at one of the three campings in the middle of the national park. The location couldn’t be any better. As the name...

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Fairbanks, Alaska
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Upper Pines was a delightful place to stay. There was plenty of room at each campsite (we got last minute reservations and stayed at 28 and 27). The one thing I will say is that it rained during our time there and our second site--27 flooded to an unmanageable extent. It was mostly the paved part where we parked but...

1Thank KBacklund10
san diego, ca
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Got lucky and made reservation only month in advance. Single night at Upper Pines, but a storm brought rain to the valley and water in the falls. We had to clean raw food, wrappers, trash and a 'doggie bag'. We got a site in Loop 4 at the end. The ground was wet, and the cold night kept everyone quiet....

1Thank LoFin
Eugene, OR
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Too bad... camps are crowded close together, restrooms dirty/overcrowded and facilities shabby and worn down. We tent camped here and were relieved to have left the next morning. The only advantage is that it's in the park. We recommend just staying at one of the 2 wonderful lodges here instead. It seems worth the money and would make the stay...

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Address: East Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Region: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Number of rooms: 238
Also Known As:
Upper Pines Campground Hotel Yosemite National Park
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“Be ready when the pitches become availble”
thesussexfoodie, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Yosemite Falls Dries Up Every Year in August...best kept secret in America....”
ohjames, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“get on the internet on the day you are advised to book, don't miss it whatever you do, keep hitting that refresh button!”
salmonkeith, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“It has AT$T signal only for the calls, no internet access. There two sockets in the bathroom, so you can charge the phone.”
veral474, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“Book early on the .gov website and do your homework in advance!”
melissae49, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
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