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 (19 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 68, Sunday, October 18, 2015

        A travel blog entry by jessdaw on Oct 18, 2015

        4 photos

        It rained throughout the night and was raining off and on all day today. We drove our motorhome into Yosemite Valley this morning hoping to secure a premium campsite. As I mentioned in a previous entry, these sites are booked at least 6 months in advance. Their appeal is strictly LOCATION. No hook-ups and the sites are close together, but they are …

        Day 10 - Yosemite National Park

        A travel blog entry by jannals on Jul 21, 2015

        14 photos

        Another disturbed night, as Ben uttered the fateful words "I feel sick!", and promptly threw up in the RV toilet. Excellent!

        We were, finally, all up at 7am for another shower in the RV. The space is actually not too bad really and they are, at least, warm, and set us up for the day ahead. An 8.3 mile (6 hour) hike along the Panorama Trail …

        Day 9 - Three Rivers to Yosemite National Park

        A travel blog entry by jannals on Jul 20, 2015

        6 photos

        This morning everyone managed to sleep through to 7am so we were a little late leaving. All had showers in the RV as there were no facilities in this campground. Both Grey (washing) and Black (toilet) waters were full so Jonathan had to do another dump - so glad no one using toilet for anything solid! Despite only using the toilet for the …

        Yosemite udflugter

        A travel blog entry by stig.andreassen on Jul 08, 2015

        7 photos

        Efter gårsdagens sene ankomst, var det lidt svært at komme op.... Stig fik lavet den formelle tilmelding hos rangerne. Samtidigt kunne kravene til opbevaring af fødevare mvh. Lige opklare, da det virkede lidt uoverkommeligt at tømme vores hjem for 1,5 dage.. (I det skriftlige materiale stod der at det ikke var nok at lægge det i biler, men at ALT …

        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...