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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 September 2015

This place is great. You need to reserve and look at the pictures online to see your site. There are some issues with getting a level spot. There is a bathroom and bear proof containers. There is a sink in the bathroom , and a faucet and place to wash dishes and dispose of grey water. Although we had warnings...

1Thank Joe T
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We enjoyed two nights at Crane Flat. We booked site 312 which is off the 3rd road once you enter the campsite. That site is relatively flat. Two of us were in a small campervan, the other in a small tent and it was easy to find flat enough areas to sleep well. The toilets flush, there were only 2...

Thank Rosie C
Fresno, California
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Only 3 bad things about this campground: 1)FILTHY bathrooms! They had toilet paper and trash strewn all over and no one ever came to clean until the last day (we were there 3 days). 2)apparently people just leave whatever they don't want and no one comes to clean up. We saw a set of chairs that were left behind by...

2Thank lorilscsw
San Jose, California
Reviewed 17 August 2015

I loved camping at Crane Flat. The campsites are relatively big so you have plenty of room. You can also gather your own firewood and there a lots of fallen trees from which to gather chunks of wood. An ax would be helpful but we didn't need one and found lots of wood from gathering it on our own (although...

3Thank Jeanette123456
Oakland, CA
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We booked site #536 in early August. We loved it there and would book the same site again without hesitation. Bathrooms: we weren't right next to them (thank goodness) but could easily walk to two different ones that were fairly close and far exceeded my very low expectations--they were clean. Remember, there are no lights and no soap, so plan...

1Thank juke315
Winterthur, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 August 2015

We stayed on site 116, very uneven, but most sites are uneven. Other than this it's more like an overflow campground when all sites in the valley are booked out. Try to stay in the valley, also avoids to commute on a narrow and windy road.

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Keller, Texas
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Loved this campground. Just far enough away from the valley that you felt the peace and quiet, but not so far that it was a terrible drive in. The elevation made it cooler than the valley too which was great. It has nice big spots with trees and rocks and plenty of room for setting up. No showers of course,...

1Thank texfam7
Winterthur, Switzerland
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

The Campground is pretty nice, in the middle of the yosemite! Beautyful trees and big Campsites! We stayed for 3 Days and nobody made the Restroom, it was so disgusting and i hope we dont get ill!! The other thing is, why dont they have any sink for the dishes! Didnt know where to wash it!

Thank Atha2
Mesa, AZ
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This camp, on the far western end of Yosemite, is quiet, secluded and well maintained. The sites range from good sized to large. there is plenty of shade and several bathrooms with running water and flush toilets. The one big drawback is that there are no showers. The closest shower is approximately 30 minutes away in Yosemite Valley and they...

1Thank RichMH
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Great campsite located near the back. Nothing but woods behind us. On 4th of July weekend, I lost my gold wedding band at campsite #424. I believe it's somewhere near or around the firepit area. If found, please turn into campsite host (#425 near restrooms) as they have my shipping information. Thanks for your help and enjoy this great campsite.

Thank Carlos M

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Address: Big Oak Flat and Tioga roads, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Region: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Number of rooms: 166
Also Known As:
Crane Flat Campground Hotel Yosemite National Park
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“We stayed in site 436 in the 400 loop. Sites were spacious and lots of open forest all around.”
W3396LIjennyc, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“stay in the outer loop 500s”
Aship005, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Always check for vacant sites, even at the busiest times, and always place your food and or scraps in the bear proof cabinets.”
Losrobos, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Pick a site on the outside of the loops for more room and better views.”
JS0307, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“#502 and 504 are better of the 500-loop. Avoid 510 - 518 if you prefer flat ground and larger site.”
CristianLau, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
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