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Hodgdon Meadow Campground

Just past south entrance off Highway 120, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Hodgdon Meadow Campground
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Vail, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

At least in the C loop, 2 or 3 sites will share the same area. Groups of sites are separated by signs saying "Site boundary". This might be fine if you want to camp as a group, but is not so awesome if you just want to do your own thing.

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Redwood City, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Perfect campground for sightseeing the valley before going on Tioga road. Its 30-minutes-drive from the valley itself makes it less crowded than the other lodging. Spots are kind of secluded, in the shade of trees and never too far from restrooms or dumpsters. We stayed in spot #36 which is not very flat but far from the entrance so pretty... More 

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Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This place isn't the best, but it was the best that I could get on the short time frame that I had. It is around 30 minutes away from Yosemite Valley so you have to drive for quite a ways before you get to see anything in the morning. The roads in the campground are not great and parking is... More 

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North Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I had spot #30. I loved it. 29 and 31 were good as well. Flat for the most part, not too far away from the bathroom but far enough away. The dumpsters were kind of close and can be noisey early in the morning, but get up, start your day! It was kind of private as the campground is quite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We've stayed in this campground for the majority of visits over the last 30 years. It is beautiful! Some of the sites are a bit sloped, and you might want to get some advice on the best tent sites before you go tent camping, but it has always been my favorite campground to stay in. Not as crowded as the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The campsite itself was fine--although being one of the first sites in the loop we had a bit of a walk to the restrooms. The distance itself would not have been a problem, but we had to walk through other visitors' campsites to get to the restroom. Our greatest disappointment was the length of the drive to the Valley. I... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My family of 6 (2 adults, 4 children) stayed here in early June. We reserved campsite #42 because of someone elses review on here. It looked like one of the best spots on the campgrounds. The sites are close together but our site was near the meadow area so we didn't really feel too crowded. The people were good about... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I would never stay here again. I camped here with a group. The group sites were full, and they spread our group across multiple, not-connected sites even though some connecting sites were empty. The campsites are so close together, though, that some can only be accessed by walking through others. The biggest two problems, though, were: 1) Most tent sites... More 

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Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Almost all camp sites on the perimeter of the loop are on a hillside. There are few level spots to pitch your tent. You are also stacked on top of other campers. This wasn't much of an issue until 8 campers rolled in at 3 in the morning and set up camp. They then proceeded to do shots and carry... More 

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New Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We had a hard time getting reservations in the park and this was our last choice, but at least we got a spot. If you do camp here, try to camp on the outer edge. When you are in the middle, you are practically camping with other people you are so close, plus, lots of people walk through your camp... More 

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