Yosemite National Park to Begin Late-Summer Campground Reservations This Week

Yosemite National Park will be allowing reservations for campgrounds from August 15 to September 15 on their website beginning this week. The announcement is sure to cause a frenzy online as people continue to make their summer plans, with Yosemite being one of the most popular vacation destinations in America.

Park officials announces that on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 7:00 am PDT, campsites throughout the park will go on sale via Recreation.gov. The following campgrounds will be available for reservation arrival dates between August 15 and September 14, 2021:

  • Upper Pines
  • Lower Pines
  • North Pines
  • Bridalveil Creek (July 15–September 5)
  • Wawona
  • Tuolumne Meadows

Not all sites in every campground will be released due to the ongoing pandemic and resulting social distancing precautions. Please go to go.nps.gov/campground to see a list of closed sites in each campground.

Due to ongoing construction, Wawona Campground will only be open to self-contained RVs and trailers (i.e., those with on-board toilet and wastewater systems). Construction on the wastewater system is ongoing. Restrooms and drinking water are not available. Bridalveil Creek Campground will be available by reservation only via Recreation.gov.

Due to construction delays at Camp 4, the campground is slated to open in mid- to late May 2021. Please check the park’s website at go.nps.gov/campground and social media pages for updates.Sites held for flooding in Lower and North Pines will not be released yet. Please check recreation.gov and the park’s website at go.nps.gov/campground for updates.

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