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Upper Pines Campground

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National Park Service

Yosemite National Park

Upper Pines Campground is located in breathtaking Yosemite National Park in Central Californias rugged Sierra Nevada Mountain Range at an elevation of 4,000 feet. The site is situated in the heart of Yosemite Valley, an awe-inspiring landscape containing many of the famous features for which…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin
  • Yurts


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Big Rig Friendly


51 Reviews of Upper Pines Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 6
  • 18
  • 27
Joseph R.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2022

Winter Yosemite Campground

First site we reserved was too exposed, site 3, talked with camp host and was able to get a more into the trees campsite 29. Clean campsite with plenty of room and bathrooms nearby along with an amazing view of half dome which I got to paint at sunset walking distance to campsite.

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Month of VisitMarch
HThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2022

Great campground in Yosemite Valley

Would give this a 4.8 if we could - pretty private sites for a NP campground! And right in the valley!!! Level spots and access to showers! Bathrooms decent - quiet. Nice neighbors. We lucked out and checked at at 6:30 pm for any cancellations and scored a 2-night spot!

  • nearly a full moon over the campsite!
Month of VisitAugust
DThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2022

Upper Pines Site 214 Great Location

Friendly Camp Hosts (volunteers at gate or rangers). Three two hour times to run generators (7-9AM, Noon-2PM, 5-7PM). Small brook runs a few feet at the back of the site. Lots of shade with two pockets of sun around site for solar panels/chargers. Bathroom nearby (no showers). Hot showers a…

SiteSite 214
Month of VisitJuly


Upper Pines Campground is located in California

Detail location of campground


Take Highway 41 north from Fresno, Highway 140 east from Merced, or Highway 120 east from Manteca into Yosemite National Park. Follow signs to Yosemite Valley and the campgrounds.


9024 Southside Drive
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389


37.73611178 N
119.56250055 W

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