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Sweetwater Campground Sweetwater Campground Sign Sweetwater Campground Restroom Sweetwater Campground is located on a mixed conifer forested site adjacent to Highway 120. Each site has a picnic table and a campfire pit with a grill. Vault toilets and potable water is available in the campground. | snag tree | CAUTION - BURNED AREA Please use caution while in the Rim Fire Burned Area. Potential hazards include loose and falling rocks, flash floods, and debris flows. Trees may have been weakened from fire damage and ongoing drought and may fall at any time. Stay on designated roads and trails and within opened areas. Be alert for falling objects and do not linger around large trees. Avoid the area during high winds or heavy rain. | ACTIVITIES Camping: Tent and RV camping is permitted. The maximum number of people allowed in a single campsite is six. Recreational Vehicles: Maximum RV/trailer length is 32 feet. No RV hookups available. Sweetwater Campground has drinking water, but filling of RVs is not allowed. The nearest fill up locations are in Groveland. Sweetwater Campground does not have a dump station.
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Sweetwater is located in California
37.824 N
-120.002 W
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15 miles east of Groveland on Highway 120.
2 Reviews of Sweetwater
Sweetwater sure was sweet!

We (a team of 6 people) are in SD participating in an adventure race called Questival. This campground had full restrooms and coin opporated showers. The site is pet friendly and has horse stables. Our neighbors were friendly and quiet. The site had a picnic table, fire pit, water spout and full electricity hook ups.

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Not much of a campsite

I stayed here for 4 nights while visiting Yosemite National Park. This was the closest campsite that I could get without a reservation (about 15 minutes from park entrance, & 1 hr. from Yosemite Valley) The campground looks like it used to be much nicer but it was obviously burned in the Rim Fire. Even if it wasn't burned, I still wouldn't be too impressed. The sites are pretty close together and the campground is right on the highway so the noise is pretty bad. Also, they are doing some kind of construction around the site so we woke up to the sounds of equipment driving right behind our tent. Also, this place is WAY over priced for what you get. I paid $20 per night plus $8 per night per extra vehicle. If you're planning on spending most of your time in the park, this place can be a decent last resort if everything else in the area is full.