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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our 5th consecutive summer camping trip to Yosemite but our first at Wawona. The truth was this is the spot we got when reserved, it wasn't the spot I wanted. That said... it turned out great! If possible, I'd recommend staying in the loops as far back in the campground as you can go and as close to... More 

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Mackay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The younger members of our family group that visited Yosemite for a week stayed at Wawona. A popular choice with campers that own tents and or R.V's. The provided fire pits are well thought out and extremely handy for cooking or that essential ambiance for evening gatherings / storytelling /singsongs. The river adds a very picturesque touch and is your... More 

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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We lucked up with a great spot, #62, which was spacious, level for our 11-person tent, right on the river, and very friendly neighbors that we enjoyed talking to and trading hiking tips and stories with. You can't choose your neighbors, and, as in most reservable campgrounds in Yosemite, you can't usually choose your spot. However, the patrons here were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We stayed here for a week in June 2016 in the 'C' loop. The 'A' loop looked awful - bathrooms were out of order (replaced with port-a-potties) and I would imagine you could hear the road from all sites. B loop looked nice. I wish we had been on the outside of 'C' loop, either on the river or the... More 

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California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Great campground for your stay in Yosemite. I would recommend the B or C sites as they are more wooded than the A sites. Much more peaceful and more nature than valley sites. Book early this is all reserved and fills up. Wawona store about 1 mile down the road is all stocked and has everything you need. If you... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I was there for 2 nights on May, 2016. Really liked the location. The glacier point is about 1.5 hours drive from here. But I couldn't go to the Tuolumne meadow as the Tioga road was closed. The campsite could just add hot water. The water from the tap was icy cold. Other than that, I was satisfied with it.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We spent one night at busy Upper Pines campground and three nights at Wawona. At first I did not like the 40 minutes drive to the park and back but that changed once we checked in. Our spot was roomy, right by the river, spacious and private. We had great time and enjoyed every minute. Definitely recommend over camping in... More 

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Fort Bragg, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

4 nights (Monday-Thursday,mid May experience) Loop B, site 43...We lucked out with this particular camping spot! Loop A & C can have a lot of super close, noisy neighbors and seem almost like group camping. We were told many campers stay only 1 night. Our closest neighbors changed 4 times in our 4 nights. One nice thing was droves of... More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

This place was nice, it is about 30 miles south of Yosemite valley and about an hour's drive away. There isn't any hook ups but there is a dump station a mile down the road in wawona itself and there are toilets and drinking water at the site. There are bear proof lockers for your food etc if you are... More 

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Long Island, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

At first we were unhappy with the 10 mile trek each day from valley to site and vs. But there is nothing better then saying Good Morning/Night to an amazing site as Tunnel View. Our site was rustic, quite, peaceful and winding river outside our site. We spent 3 amazing nights with great neighbors. If I had to do it... More 

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Address: Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA
Location: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Number of rooms: 93
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