Upper Pines Campground


5.00 out of 5
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Campground Description

Located near the Happy Isles trailhead in Yosemite Valley, each campsite contains a fire ring, picnic table, food locker [33"(D)x45"(W)x18"(H)], and is near a bathroom with potable water and flushing toilets.
Contact: National Park Service (nps.gov)
Posted by: htimsda on October 25, 2009
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    Campground Activities

    Hiking, wildlife viewing, rock climbing, and seasonal river rafting and tubing.

    Campground Amenities

    Water, flush toilets, dump station, food lockers, and nearby showers.

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    Reviews of Upper Pines Campground

    Reviewed by Gueromeister on May 1, 2015

    (3 out of 3 members found this review useful.) Reply to Review
    I have camped here slot over the years....I think it is the best place to stay.....close to the trailhead to the backcountry and also close to Curry Village....If you dont't want to cook you are only a few minutes from a hot coffee or slice of pizza,ice cream or a cold margarita or pitcher of beer.....A wonderful place.....Try to get a campsite on a outside loop as the inside campsites tend to be more crowded....You must keep your food put away when not cooking as there are bears in the campground EVERY night.....If you put your food away properly you will not have a problem....We have been camping there for over 20 years and we always see at least 1 bear during our visit....
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    Reviewed by Guest on March 14, 2010

    (2 out of 5 members found this review useful.) Reply to Review
    Hi there my name is Vick I loved camping at Yosemites Upper Pines campground. The bathrooms are clean and well maintained. All the campers seem to be very friendly actually just about everyone at Yosemites seems to be in a good mood and enjoying themselves. Alot of space on the campgrounds you are surrounded by beautiful mountains and rivers very nice!!!!!!!!!
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    Reviewed by htimsda on October 25, 2009

    (5 out of 7 members found this review useful.) Reply to Review
    Pretty much any campground in Yosemite Valley is going to be awesome, this one is no exception. There is plenty of shade from the pine trees. It has flush toilets; water is also available at the bathroom buildings. It is within walking distance of the Happy Isle trail head, which is the starting point for some awesome hikes. The kids loved tubing down the river that is nearby.
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