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Lower Pines Campground

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in an RV for 3 nights in Lower Pines an experienced torrential rain for 24 hours followed by hot sunshine the next day. The site doesn't have any hook up facilities (electric, sewage or water) and the on site toilets are basic, to put it mildly. However, there is a dump station and a facility to top up...

Thank Redcliffe1
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to get a reservation ( fills up quickly) for 3 nights. This place is heaven on earth. What a view. The campground itself is pretty simple and as others have said, the sites are very close to each other. You will have to go to housekeeping to shower ( a mile away). You can park the...

4Thank travj1212
Carnoustie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were lucky enough to secure a spot at Lower Pines Campground for 2 nights in October 2015 by making sure that we were online as soon as they went on sale 5 months ago. It was lucky that we had reserved as when we arrived there were signs up saying that all campgrounds were full. We had site number...

3Thank scottsonholiday
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed in lower pines campgrounds site 37. Big site, next to the river. Great view of half dome from the site. You could see the lights from the climbers on the wall at night. I would recommend this site to anyone. One of the best. I would be happy to stay in any of lower Pines camp sites. I was...

4Thank Kathy J
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Do your homework and book in advance!! We got lucky and a site came open. The camp is very conveniently located, close to Curry - now Half Dome village for showers and food. You can walk through most of the valley from this camp. This means you can fight the traffic to get there, then just leave your vehicle to...

Thank MPS333
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 2 July 2016

you need to reserve online months in advance for a prime spot. I was able to get campsite 43 which is a large area, about (100-200ft to flush bathrooms) and right by the lovely river. Theres a small amphitheater for kids & i advise to go to the bear talk with Ranger Stephen ( he is awesome ) and informative!...

3Thank eve O
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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic, glorious, majestic! A perfect place to be with nature. Close to hiking trails, Halfdome Village (formerly Curry Village). Don't forget to bring your bicycle. There's a great bike trail around the valley that brings you to several of the wonderful scenic spots.

1Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 10 June 2016

stayed in valley, (lower pines campground) june 6-8 with family. weekdays were less crowded than last time here. no matter how many times i come here, it never disappoints. Second time my son has been there, he's 6 and loves it. showed him how to set up camp, (tent, stove, lantern etc.) and told him one day he could take...

2Thank norcaltraveler916
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Stayed there June 6-8/2016. had camp right on river, views of half dome from tent. kind of smoky from campfires which they only allow from 5pm to 10 pm. No better place to camp in the world. No internet anywhere unless you go to Yosemite Village area to Dunnigans Cafe or Mariposa County library - Yosemite Branch.

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Reviewed 7 June 2016

As to campging sites in Yosemite, you dont get many choices especiall if you want to stay in the valley. I have heard horrible stories about camping in the valley, like crowded and noisy campers. However, we had a pretty good stay here. Our camping site is #23, It is close the the restroom but not next to it and...

1Thank theTiogaGuy

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Address: East Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Region: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Number of rooms: 60
Also Known As:
Lower Pines Campground Hotel Yosemite National Park
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“book in march @ the "go time" for spring & summer -reserves QUICK in minutes”
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eveo2017, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“try get site next to river”
michaelff182, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Site 18 is by the river, but you can't reacht the waterside. Great views though.”
MP83, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
“You can see the camp ground map online at reservations and then there is a web site http://www.campsitephotos.com/campground/Lower-Pines that has actual pictures of the sites.”
KMR96, 2 Jun 2012 | Read review
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