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Tuolumne Meadows Campground

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Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park, CA
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at this place whilst on a road trip across the country so it was hardly my first experience with campgrounds. Before that we stayed at 5 different campgrounds in various national parks so we knew the average standard and prices. There was so many things wrong with this one, that made it not worth the money at all.... More

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San Jose, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd return in a heartbeat! Tuolumne Meadows is simply stunning: An alpine meadow surrounded by High Sierra Peaks a short distance from the very visible Sierra crestline. Trails go up, they go down, and a few let you walk for miles on essentially flat ground. Flat, though, doesn't mean boring. We took a day hike along the John Muir trail--about... More

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New York
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87 reviews 87 reviews
19 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best part of the Tuolumne Meadows Campground is that it is located so close to the meadows, one of the most beautiful parts of Yosemite, that many people don't explore. The location makes watching sunset on the meadow and being able to walk back to your campsite. Given the altitude mornings can be a bit cold even in the... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to avoid the masses down in Yosemite Valley (as we did) the Tuolumne Meadows is your campground of choice. Spectacular surroundings (lakes, rocks, trails), nice spots under pine trees, interesting people. The only drawback is that it is quite full and busy in summertime.

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truckee, california, USA
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My positive comments relate to the setting, not the campground. Tuolumne Meadows is a gorgeous area. As others have mentioned, the area is less crowded than Yosemite Valley (about 1.5 hours away). The scenery is different than the valley, unique in its own way. The campground is situated on a gentle slope in a great location for hiking, climbing, etc.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

I LOVE Tuolumne. We've been 1 week a year for the past 5 years. This was the 1st place I camped at Yosemite & was in awe at the beauty and serenity of this place. We drove down to the valley once & it was not our style- very crowded & touristy. I love the isolation in Tuolumne because it... More

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San Diego, California
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24 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Tuolumne is a great campsite, especially after staying several nights at the overcrowded campsites of the Yosemite Valley. The sites are spaced apart decently and there are plenty of trees and undergrowth to give a little privacy. It wasn't overfilled the night of our stay either. The only downside is that you don't get to select your camp spot, it... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Prior to visiting Tuolumne Meadows campground, I was a little concerned because of some of the review indicating that the campground was crowded and dirty. Now that I have been there, I feel very safe in recommending the campground to anyone. Please remember this is a campground, not a 5 star hotel. I do no think there are any showers... More

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Irvine, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Tuolumne Meadows is a beautiful area within Yosemite, but the group sites were not commensurate to the location. Bathrooms were old and in need if upgrading, the campsite loop road is very dusty and the campsite itself is not very pretty. All in all, I really enjoyed exploring the area but was very disappointed in the camping. Tip: Bring lots... More

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Oakland, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

The location of this campground is wonderful. Loads of trailheads. While I read many reviews that recommend Loop A, I did not think that was the best area. We were originally assigned a very small campsite on a corner that held lots of traffic. We asked if we could move to the campsite next to it and had no problem... More

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Address: Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park, CA
Location: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Also Known As:
Tuolumne Meadows Campground Hotel Yosemite National Park

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