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Crane Flat Campground

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Chandler, Arizona
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This campground was great and we were lucky enough to have a fairly flat site, #528. Most sites here are on a slope which may make it more difficult to get to and have your tent even. Our site was great. The campground host was awesome, though they will drive by and cite you if you leave any scented items... More 

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Riverside, California
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yosemite can get quite crowded during the summer months, and if you've been like I have, then you know the valley floor is super packed. This weekend was the worse I've seen it. We sat in traffic for an hour, and didn't even make it to the northern most section, rangers had us turn around and head towards the Yosemite... More 

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Heusden-Zolder, Belgium
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43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights. We didn't know however that we had to go shower in another campground (were you should pay 5$ for a shower... if you just walk through without saying anything, they don't charge you). Anyways, it was a good campground, 45 minutes drive from the Valley.

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Elk Grove, California
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Campsite Host will harass you beware!! KEEP YOUR TENTS CLOSED ,CAR LOCKED, BEAR BOX CLOSED AT ALL TIMES AND NOTHING IN THE CAMPSITE. It is very difficult to get a reservation, the cost of a campsite $$$$$ and getting into to park was very pricey too, ton of bugs, the hilly campsites were terrible and TOO MANY PEOPLE at the... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Dad wanted to go on a last minute trip to Yosemite and I knew we'd probably be SOL for a nearby campsite. Lo and behold there was a spot open here (or well quite many), and I gleefully booked it although I was a bit wary of the lack of showers and the distance from the Valley. Arrival was fairly... More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We stayed t campsite 505 I believe. It was on a small slant, but not early as bad as some of the other campsites. Where we stayed it was nice and quite and the only bear we saw in the park was near our campsite, so that was pretty cool. I don't know if they do this in all campsites... More 

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Gerroa, Australia
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We were lucky to get in to Crane Flat. The Tioga Pass only just opened, there was still plenty of snow and ice around. The helpful ranger at the station, one to two miles in from the eastern side, mentioned Crane Flat was open. While the sign said full at the campground when we got there ( Memorial Day weekend!),... More 

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Fremont, California
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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

We booked 2 weeks before our trip and this campsite was the only site available inside yosimite. The location was 20 minutes from the ground floor. the campgrounds were very clean and the bathrooms were also clean. There are hiking trails inside this campground and there's a gas station and market across the street . I would stay here again

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Montreal, Canada
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133 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

This is a very nice campground, low key and most importantly - away from the Valley. When I say away, I would say that it is about 30-40 minute drive from the Yosemite Visitor Center. Therefore, less crowded, less phony visitors and more nature lovers. As several of the previous reviews mentioned, the tent campsites are reasonably private (RV sites... More 

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San Francisco, California
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

This was my first camping experience. We had couple of campsites at Crane Flat. Note: there is no flat terrain here, it's all hills. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The campsites are well maintained and have a good distance from one another to give good privacy. There is a proper restroom at the campsite and a convenient+gas station right opposite. The... More 

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Address: Big Oak Flat and Tioga roads, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Location: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Number of rooms: 166
Also Known As:
Crane Flat Campground Hotel Yosemite National Park
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