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We were lucky enough to win the lottery, the first time we applied, of all 5 camps consecutively. After discussion with others, that is unusual. We had a great time. The mostly young folks who run the camps are very friendly and professional. Food is...More
Don't wait any longer! The High Sierra Camps are an amazing way to experience the Yosemite High Country, all of the camps are perfectly located in surreal locations with everything you need to feel right at home. Warm cabins, clean restrooms, knowledgeable camp hosts and...More
You are greeted after a 6-10 mile hike with cool lemonade! The staff at each camp clearly love where they are and what they're doing. The food was delicious and fresh...and plentiful. The tents were cozy and the wood stove made evenings much warmer. The...More
I entered the lottery for the fifth time for the independent hike and didn't win (again.) However, as an alternative I also tried for the northern saddle trip. I was awarded the northern saddle trip, but decided that I had already seen those High Sierra...More
For 35 years I have spent summers and winters in Yosemite, both The Valley and High Sierra Camp....but never beyond Tuloumne.
Finally we did "The Loop"...Every aspect of our treck to each of the high sierra camps was wonderful and magical
Yosemite High Sierra Camps have been a popular destination in Yosemite National Park since they were first established. Because of the demand, we’ve created a lottery system for reservations. Applications are accepted in September and October for the following year. We email winners in the spring.