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Desert View Campground

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Reviewed September 28, 2016

Be prepared to drive 50 Miles RT from campground to village, but convenient to east park exit. We were in space 38 and the asphalt of the parking area was broken away. In the dark I tripped on it and planted my face in the...More

1  Thank doclynn
Reviewed September 27, 2016

We drove up with no reservations. Got there around 11 AM and found a couple spots left. Great location, clean restrooms and running water. We drove in, found a spot and then paid for the campsite ($12) thru the self pay box. Its a great...More

3  Thank cheesycrackers
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Once again as at Yosemite, chosing the outlying camp site from the village one offers the best of both experiences. The East Desert View campsite still offers a gas station, market place, gift shop/snack bar and the Desert View Watchtower within a 5 minute walk...More

2  Thank RER47
Reviewed September 9, 2016

My family and I really enjoyed our 1st 8 hours at Desert View. Then the rains came. I'd rather call it "the monsoon's came". For all the reviews my wife did on the area.....she does not remember reading anything about what the locals call "the...More

Thank Fred R
Reviewed August 18, 2016

The best thing about this campground is that it is first come first serve, so get there early! We got there around 8 am and it was filling up. We stayed in June and it was a little cooler at night, so bring a blanket!...More

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Response from Karissa F | Reviewed this property |
Don't think it had a name, but over the cattle gate and just past the fire tower.
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"be there as soon as possible (first-come, first-serve)"
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"To get your spot, go to restrooms and self pay. You don't have to have your spot picked out when you pay..."
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"Get there early to get a spot"
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"Please reach the camp ground before 8 in the morning.It gets filled just before 10."
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