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North Pines Campground

East Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
North Pines Campground
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Walnut Creek, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just finished 7 nights in site 313. We had a 32 foot motorhome and found it difficult to access this site a we had to pull front in to keep door to camp. Narrow road and trees along with other campers parking into the road. Got out fine as the site across was empty. Basic campground, flush toilets and water.... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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29 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

After spending several nights in other campgrounds around Yosemite NP like Porcupine or Ellery Lake, we were kind of disappointed by this campground in the Valley. Tent sites are small, neighbors are right next to you, in your sight, and visitors are mostly families staying there for several nights, so expect noises until late at night. Bathrooms are OK. No... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My husband and I had an excellent spot opposite the river. The view from our spot was fantastic. There weren't any shower facilities on our site and you needed to get a shuttle to the nearest one which was a little disappointing but otherwise everything else was fantastic.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This campground has amazing views and is a beautiful location, among pine trees. However, as a result of the pine forest the spaces can be quite narrow and driving to the spaces is also quite tight. We had a 31 foot RV (which we had said when booking) but had been given a space with a tree almost directly opposite... More 

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Goodyear, Arizona
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17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights in our 18' travel trailer last week. We were in site 310 which was a slightly wider site that allowed us to back in the trailer and park our vehicle crossways in front. Nice site. There was even room to throw down a tent if needed. The sites on the outer ring (half dome... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I stayed here for two nights. Compared to other campsites I’ve stayed at, these campsites are definitely closer to each other. But, you still have plenty of space and we didn’t feel cramped. As long as your neighbors are respectful in regards to quiet hours it’ll be fine. I was curious about the size of the bear box, rest assured... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Squeezed in here at the last minute due to cancelations, so don't hesitate to keep checking reservations.gov to see if you can get in. Great campsite, facilities could use an upgrade but hey, you're camping in the valley, so who cares. Worth it!

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San Francisco
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I just recently spent a weekend at North Pines with my husband and four of our friends. The campsite is in an excellent location, literally in the shadow of half dome, with huge rock formations surrounding the whole area. It's along the Merced River, which was so cool, literally and figuratively. Freezing water, but worth it. Our particular campsite was... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were lucky enough to get reservations for 7 nights in this campground, spaces are a bit small but who really cares your in Yosemite right ?! Lots of bears, owls hooting at night, a wolf and horses your next to the stables. That's where those with allergies will struggle they kick up the dust and it floats in this... More 

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Long Beach, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Having read about North Pines spot 136, on Trip Advisor, I was able to book two nights following Memorial Day and absolutely loved the campsite. I like privacy and space and this site offered both. The ranger, at the check-in kiosk, said it was her favorite campsite. No neighboring campsite one one side, the Tenaya River is your other campsite... More 

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