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Lower Pines Campground

East Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you need to reserve online months in advance for a prime spot. I was able to get campsite 43 which is a large area, about (100-200ft to flush bathrooms) and right by the lovely river. Theres a small amphitheater for kids & i advise to go to the bear talk with Ranger Stephen ( he is awesome ) and informative!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic, glorious, majestic! A perfect place to be with nature. Close to hiking trails, Halfdome Village (formerly Curry Village). Don't forget to bring your bicycle. There's a great bike trail around the valley that brings you to several of the wonderful scenic spots.

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Sacramento, California
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

stayed in valley, (lower pines campground) june 6-8 with family. weekdays were less crowded than last time here. no matter how many times i come here, it never disappoints. Second time my son has been there, he's 6 and loves it. showed him how to set up camp, (tent, stove, lantern etc.) and told him one day he could take... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Stayed there June 6-8/2016. had camp right on river, views of half dome from tent. kind of smoky from campfires which they only allow from 5pm to 10 pm. No better place to camp in the world. No internet anywhere unless you go to Yosemite Village area to Dunnigans Cafe or Mariposa County library - Yosemite Branch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

As to campging sites in Yosemite, you dont get many choices especiall if you want to stay in the valley. I have heard horrible stories about camping in the valley, like crowded and noisy campers. However, we had a pretty good stay here. Our camping site is #23, It is close the the restroom but not next to it and... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This place is just great. So beautiful. Just one star off because it's waaay too developed and there are way too many campfires....or should i say smoke haze makers. Seriously...just a haze of smoke in the grounds between 7 and 10. Very off putting. I'll be checking out other sites outside of the Valley next time!

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Loved our site here! We pitched our tent here for 3 nights and absolutely loved it. We will definitely be back! The site grounds and bathroom were very clean. Note - you do not need a locker for the bear locker. It already has one. Also, the bathrooms do not have showers. Please do not litter and please follow the... More 

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Felsted, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

The first thing you notice about this campsite is the amazing views. The pitch itself is suitable for all type of camping, there is a fire pit, bench and bear bin (all food and toiletries must be kept in here). The location is great we used it as a base for walking, it is a mile walk to visitor centre.... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

WHAT a wonderful camp site but book on the day! Catch a bus to wherever and if you need WiFi go to the local cafe beginning with D!! There are so many walks and spectacular sights. To be in the midst of the wonder of God's creation is such a privilege. Bit chilly at night. The Mirror lake is very... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

The sites are widely spaced from each other. The campground is wooded, with beautiful views. The site was large and level and had a picknick table, fire ring and bear locker. It is very centrally located.

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Address: East Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Location: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Number of rooms: 60
Also Known As:
Lower Pines Campground Hotel Yosemite National Park
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