Partially Closed
2023 Campground Closures & Reopenings

Tamarack Flat Campground reopened on August 5 and Porcupine Flat Campground reopened on August 9.

Bridalveil Creek Campground, Crane Flat CampgroundWhite Wolf Campground (not opening in 2023)Yosemite Creek Campground (not opening in 2023), and Tuolumne Meadows Campground (not opening in 2023) are currently closed. Tentative opening and closing dates are posted on the national park's Campground pageFor more information, visit Yosemite National Park's Conditions page.

Jul 11, 2023

Lyell Canyon Trailhead

Trailhead8,715 ft37.87754, -119.33496

Nestled southeast of Tuolumne Meadows, this trailhead provides numerous excellent options for hiking and backpacking in Yosemite, including the John Muir and Pacific Crest Trails.

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Coordinates: 37.8775786, -119.3347836

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How to get there?

Turn west on a road along Lembert Dome’s face (7 miles southwest of Tioga Pass and east of the bridge over the Tuolumne River). Park at Dog Lake parking or find the spot where permitted along the road between the 120 highway and the gate.

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Facilities and Services

The trailhead features a parking area and composting toilets.

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