Activities and Amenities
Site Availability Update: Due to the possibilities of high water levels and river flooding that occur every May and June, some sites in North Pines will not be available for advanced reservation for arrival dates of May 1-June 30 until we are sure the river will be at a safe level. If these sites are determined to be able to be released for sale, they will only be made available during one of the Yosemite on-sale dates. Please check for availability to reserve these sites at 7am Pacific time on March 15 and April 15.. If they still have not been able to be released by April 15, new information about when they may be released will be posted here.
Attention: Before visiting Yosemite National Park for safety information click on this link: http://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/yoursafety.htm. For safety information specifically regarding hantavirus, go to http://www.nps.gov/public_health/zed/hanta/hanta_camp.htm.
NORTH PINES, CA
part ofYosemite National Park, National Park Service
Status: Closed through Sun Mar 29 2015 Season Dates
OverviewNorth Pines Campground is located in breathtaking Yosemite National Park in Central California's rugged Sierra Nevada Mountain Range at an elevation of 4000 feet. The site is situated in the heart of Yosemite Valley, an awe-inspiring landscape containing many of the famous features for which Yosemite National Park is known.
Within Yosemite, visitors can gaze upon waterfalls, sheer granite cliffs, deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant sequoias, vast wilderness areas and so much more.
Yosemite Valley is forested with a diverse mix of California black oak, Ponderosa pine, Incense-cedar, White fir, and Whiteleaf Manzanita, which offers a pleasant combination of sun and shade.
Yosemite's trails, cliffs, roads and rivers provide endless recreational activities for any kind of visitor. Hiking, biking, rock climbing, fishing, horseback riding, rafting, auto touring, and photography are all very popular activities within the park.
North Pines Campground is one of the three reservation campgrounds in Yosemite Valley. It offers paved roads and parking spurs, flush toilets, and drinking water. Each campsite contains a picnic table, fire ring, and a food storage locker.
Within one to two hours, visitors can drive or ride a shuttle bus to some of Yosemite's most grand viewpoints and historic sites. Glacier Point offers sweeping views of Yosemite Valley, Little Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, Vernal and Nevada Falls, and Clouds Rest, among other notable landmarks.
Activities and Amenities
Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
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.
Mailing Address:NORTH PINES
PO BOX 577, 9024 Southside Drive
Yosemite National Park CA 95389
Phone Number:Information: (209)372-8502