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Big Oak Flat and Tioga roads, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, Ca
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Here's the Pros and Cons of Crane Flat Campground: Pros: 1. It is not in the Valley, which is full of vehicles and RVs and crowd. It is relatively peaceful and we did not hear any RV generators during our three nights of stay there. 2. Lots of trees for shade. 3. There is a gas station and general store... More

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Chanhassen, Minnesota
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

We are regular campers in National Parks and State Parks and this was the worst site we had ever pitched our tents on. We spent 4 nights on site #526, which happens to be on a slope. It not only makes it very difficult to pitch your tent but we had to be extra careful to walk between the tent... More

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San Diego
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18 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

This campground is about a 20 min drive to valley, which was ok as we were doing different hikes each day. But only negatives were if you want to eat in valley or take a shower you would have to drive. Other than that....I have never slept so good as here...no lights at all in bathrooms or around camp which... More

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16 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

This was our first time staying at this campground and our family of four really enjoyed it! We reserved spot 246, for two nights, which had more room than we knew what to do with, it was a huge corner. There are 2 bathrooms nearby, downhill from this site. This campground is on slight hill, so coming up from the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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9 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

We stayed at Crane Flat June 15-18, 2012 and though the location was fantastic. We did our research and chose the 500's loop, on the outer side with our site #522. Our site was flat with picnic table, fire ring, and bear locker. Please do your research because the inner ring of the 500's have a hill to them. If... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2011

Just came back from Yosemite Park and had a pretty good experience at Crane Flat campground. You'll certainly enjoy their huge campsites with plenty of space to set up your tent, bear proof food containers, spots for 2 cars, table + benches and fire ring. The only non-convenient part is that there's no showers ($ 5 at Curry Village). There's... More

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Sonoma, California
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13 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

We stayed two nights at Crane Flat Campground. It is located 8 miles inside the highway 120 gate and 16 miles from Yosemite Valley (about a 20-30 minute drive). We arrived on a Wednesday and set up camp in the early afternoon. That allowed us time to set up and go into the valley to orient ourselves and do some... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011

We stayed here 1 night in July, with our camper (23 foot). We had a great spacious site and enjoyed staying here. It can be a little bit noisy after the quiet hours. But it is a beautiful campground middle in nature. Very nice ranger walked along and invited us for information evening. Toilets have no light at night.

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Bay Area
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

We just got back from spending a long weekend up in Yosemite. We stayed at The Crane Flat Campground. It was nice campground. But as others have said most sites are sloped. We were in camp site number 440. It was a small site. We could barely put 2 tents on it. This camp ground does have flushing toilets, but... More

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Oakland, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

We spent 2 nights at the campground. Booked it 3 days before our trip as they had a cancellation(?). Pluses: 30 min drive to the Valley; sites are nicey spaced apart; for $20/night better than staying at a hotel. Negatives: bathrooms are dirty and have no lights (dark even during the mornings); some people don't observe the curfew hours between... More

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Address: Big Oak Flat and Tioga roads, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Location: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Also Known As:
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