Come spend a night in the heart of the Sierra just outside Yosemite National Park at Yosemite Pines RV Resort and Family Lodging.

Category: Camping

I Need Your Help

I Need Your Help

April 4, 2006 | Comments (3)

Do you have a favorite camp spot or did you find one that you think is above the others? Tell me about it. Tell me what campground you were in, what month you were there, and what you liked about it. You can also send me a picture if you’ve got one (your chance to […]

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Proposed Campground Opening Dates Released

Proposed Campground Opening Dates Released

March 2, 2006 | Comments (1)

Here’s a list of the proposed campground opening dates from the National Park Service: Upper Pines: Open all year (open back loops 3/13/06; close back loops 11/26/06) Lower Pines: 3/24/06-10/30/06 North Pines: 4/7/06-10/09/06 Camp 4: Open All Year Wawona (family, group and horse): (A-Loop and group open year round)– (4/21/06-9/25/06 on reservations) Bridalveil Creek: 7/7/06-9/4/06– […]

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Camping in June, where should we stay?

Camping in June, where should we stay?

February 16, 2006 | Comments (0)

Barbara and the Rhoades family wrote in to ask: We were hoping to get a site in the valley but that didn’t work out so well this morning. Where would you suggest we stay? We would love to be near a river which is why I was thinking Wawona, but then I found a negative […]

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Planning Your Camping Trip? You Need To Read This

Planning Your Camping Trip? You Need To Read This

January 3, 2006 | Comments (1)

Psst…psst. Hey. Yeah. You. Making reservations for your annual July camping trip to Yosemite? Thinking about staying at North Pines, Lower Pines or Crane Flat? wikiHow has some great tips for you on picking a good campsite as well as some numbers you’re going to want to remember. How to Choose a Site in North […]

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Yes, It Will Cost More to Spend the Night in Yosemite Next Year

Yes, It Will Cost More to Spend the Night in Yosemite Next Year

November 23, 2005 | Comments (2)

NPS: Yosemite National Park announced today that camping fees will increase beginning January 1, 2006. Campgrounds affected by the rate increase are Upper Pines, Lower Pines, and North Pines in Yosemite Valley, Hodgdon Meadows and Crane Flat, Tuolumne Meadows, and Wawona. Rates in these campgrounds will increase from $18/ night to $20/ night. Additionally, first-come, […]

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Upper Pines Sold Out for Thanksgiving

Upper Pines Sold Out for Thanksgiving

November 17, 2005 | Comments (0)

The NPS is reporting that Upper Pines campground is sold out Thursday and Friday of Thanksgiving weekend and almost sold out for Saturday. Looks like it’s going to be a busy Thanksgiving. Visitors are being asked to try Wawona, Hodgdon Meadow, or Camp 4. Technorati Tags: camping, national parks, yosemite

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3 More Campgrounds Close for Season

3 More Campgrounds Close for Season

October 14, 2005 | Comments (0)

Winter is coming quickly and with it more campground closings. North Pines, Crane Flat and the Backpackers Walk-In Campground in Yosemite Valley have all closed for the season. Hodgon Meadow is now on a first-come first-served basis. Technorati Tags: camping, yosemite

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3 Campgrounds Closed for Season

3 Campgrounds Closed for Season

September 6, 2005 | Comments (1)

Tamarack Flat, Bridalveil Creek, and Yosemite Creek campgrounds closed Monday September 5th for the season. (NPS) Technorati Tags: camping, yosemite

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New Rules Put Rangers and Climbers At Odds

New Rules Put Rangers and Climbers At Odds

July 20, 2005 | Comments (0)

This year there was a change in the rules for overnight camping in Yosemite Valley allowing visitors to camp in Yosemite Valley only 7 days. Though the move was meant to encourage more visitors to explore other areas of the Park it’s left members of the climbing community out in the cold. South Florida Sun-Sentinel: […]

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Yosemite Camping Reservations

Yosemite Camping Reservations

July 9, 2005 | Comments (0)

So you wanna go camping in Yosemite and stay in the Valley but you’re not sure if there’s a campground open at the time of year you want to go. Yosemite Sites takes care of that for you. They have a graphical representation of the 3 campgrounds in Yosemite Valley and the openings by day. […]

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