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Hacienda Heights, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not a "camper" but this park had many assets to add to my creature comforts--cell access (Verizon) therefore , WiFi access, close shuttle stop and access to on campsite massage (heavenly). Also near the Merced River which was lovely to sit by. The only downside was the showers were about 1/2 mile away in Half-Dome Village.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't want to give this spot up because it might not be available next summer when I try to reserve it!! 😊 This was our family's first time to Yosemite. We love it so much, we are already planning our next trip almost a year in advance. First off, in July it's super busy! It's also warm, so stay... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent position. Was warned that the sites were packed and close together however we didn't find this at all. As the sites are on the valley floor in amongst the trees the sites are random in size and position, which we really like. Plus it's so dark at night that you can't really tell who or what is next to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights there and I loved every bit of it! We spent every night next to the campfire grilling our delicious food. It was really peaceful, each campsite is quite big. We were able to put 3 tents and we still had plenty of space to put another 2.

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Toluca Lake
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

our family has been going to Yosemite since 1966 - we have stayed in the valley from everything to include housekeeping camp to the curry village tent cabins and tents. This past week we spent time at site 184 Upper Pines in a combination of tents and a RV rented from Metro in Burbank, California. The trip with five grandkids... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

Wonderful camp, Do your homework and book in advance!! We got lucky and a site came open. The camp is very conveniently located, close to Curry - now Half Dome village for showers and food. You can walk through most of the valley from this camp. This means you can fight the traffic to get there, then just leave your... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We stayed one night in upper pines. It was enough. This was the worst campground of all the national park park we did this summer (more than 20 campground). There were trash everywhere, no privacy at all, the campsite are way too close to each other, so close that you have to go through campsite to go to the restroom.... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We were lucky enough to get a space on the valley floor, our first time in a motor home and the first night under the stars at Yosemite. Absolutely magical. The site was in great condition, seems to be well managed, toilets always clean and useable, some posts say too many people on it but we didn't find that, the... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We LOVE all the PINES campground in Yosemite Valley. It is very hard to get a spot here, but worth it if you do. Upper pines is the closest to the trailhead Happy Isles, Vernal/Nevada Falls and Half Dome. My husband and I were here for our anniversary and completed the Half Dome hike. It was an amazing experience. We... More 

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Pebble Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Had a tons of fun camping two nights on this site. Centrally located and have access to many restrooms. Enjoyed doing bbq...don't forget firewood! You have to check out at 12:00 but can park just outside the campground and still go out on trail for enjoy the day before you hit the road for home.

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Address: East Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Location: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Number of rooms: 238
Also Known As:
Upper Pines Campground Hotel Yosemite National Park
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