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Crane Flat Campground - CLOSED UNTIL 2023

14 Reviews

About This Campground

National Park Service

Yosemite National Park

Crane Flat Campground Closed Until 2023 A major project is underway to rehabilitate Crane Flat Campground. As a result, the campground will be closed until 2023. No camping of any kind will be available at Crane Flat Campground during this time.


Crane Flat Campground is located…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sewer Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites


14 Reviews of Crane Flat Campground - CLOSED UNTIL 2023

Ratings Breakdown

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Austin C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 29, 2019

Amazing Alternative to Yosemite Valley

As expected, we could not get any spots at the campsites in the Yosemite Valley, but Crane Flat CG was an incredible surprise.  The campground was beautiful and not super crowded like the campsites in the valley.  It was a 30 or so minute drive into the valley, but also provided easier access to…

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Amanda M.
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2018

Crane Flat - Yosemite National Park

In the summer of 2015, my (now) boyfriend and I decided to plan a very last-minute hike up Half Dome. We finalized the decision to go about six weeks before our trip in the third week of September, therefore had missed the window of opportunity to reserve a valley campsite by about 5 months. The…

  • View of Half Dome from highway 120 headed down to the valley. Photo by me, Amanda McConnell
  • Tenaya Lake. Photo by me,  Amanda McConnell
  •  Photo by me, Amanda McConnell
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Month of VisitOctober
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2018

Yosemite big beautiful spots

Amazing spacious campground, but no showers. Bummer.

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Month of VisitOctober


Crane Flat Campground - CLOSED UNTIL 2023 is located in California


Take Highway 41 north from Fresno, Highway 140 east from Merced, or Highway 120 east from Manteca into Yosemite National Park. Crane Flat Campground is located 8 miles from the Big Oak Flat Entrance Station (Hwy 120 from the west), and is 17 miles (30 minutes) northwest of Yosemite Valley.


37.76388817 N
119.84444455 W

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