Upper Pines Campground

Address: East Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California, 95389, United States | Campground
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This campground, located on East Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, is near Gaylor Lake, Cathedral Range, Big Oak Flat Information Center, and Pohono Bridge.
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        TravelPod Member ReviewsUpper Pines Campground Yosemite National Park

        Reviewed by ladyandtramp

        Making do, in order to be in the park

        Reviewed Mar 23, 2014
        by (23 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

        Thank heavens we were there in an off season. Cannot imagine what it would be like during the summer!
        We had a campsite at the back, backing onto a little stream. A neighbour with a big motorhome, had a TV set outside for the children to watch movies and ran his generator all night. Lots of Spring Break partying but...we sucked it up knowing that we were in a great location for visiting this amazing park.

        This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

        Reviewed by wlkbout

        bring your own soap

        Reviewed Dec 18, 2011
        by (2 reviews) Denver Colorado , United States Flag of United States

        I know it's a national park campground and so its bare bones. But seriously this campground wins the bare bones award.
        No hand soap in the bathrooms, no hand dryers, no hand sanitizer... nothing.

        We paid $14 to basically park the camper and flush the toilet twice. (once each)

        It was not well signposted and you have to "register" elsewhere of site. Making it fun and complicated late at night when it's really dark and cold.

        This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

        TripAdvisor Reviews Upper Pines Campground Yosemite National Park

        4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

        Travel Blogs from Yosemite National Park

        Day 33

        A travel blog entry by _on_tour on Nov 04, 2016

        6 photos

        Great day exploring Yosemite.......

        We'll let the pictures do the talking......

        A little cooler here [3C this morning] than the coast.....

        Unfortunately we already have to leave tomorrow as park is full and we can't extend our reservation

        [Gail says.....that's OK.....more time 'on the beach']

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        Day 32

        A travel blog entry by _on_tour on Nov 03, 2016

        1 comment, 5 photos

        We had no alternative today but to spend time on too many [******] interstate highways coming out of the San Fran area ….. very busy……California needs to spend some serious money on infrastructure [now owe us for a mirror extension and a tempered glass oven door that got ******* by mega potholes]

        Thankfully …


        A travel blog entry by kostiuk on Oct 19, 2016

        4 photos

        So with a rock slide closing off Tioga pass we had to make a bypass on Highway 4 The rock slide was due to heavy rain after a 4 year drought boulders the size of cars were covering the road. So we took it easy and we started the day with a walk through Yosemite Falls. After that we packed up checked out and grabbed some pizza for lunch. Then …

        Day 49 We take the High Road

        A travel blog entry by antonymgibson


        We awoke less than fully rested, but drove off early on the Tioga Road. This is probably one of the most famous drives in the western US, traveling eastward from Yosemite Valley up over the Sierra Nevada's, with a maximum road elevation of some 11,000 feet. Our first walk was up the side of a mountain, starting from 10,000 ft. The altitude and t...