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

Elizabeth Lake Trailhead

Trailhead8,702 ft37.86978, -119.35593

Conveniently located just south beyond the Tuolumne Meadows Campground, the Elizabeth Lake Trailhead provides access to gorgeous Elizabeth Lake below the base of Unicorn Peak. The trail follows wildflower-strewn meadows with views over the Cathedral Range, which get only better en route to the lake. 

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Coordinates: 37.867301,-119.3595562

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The trailhead is open the same time  Tioga Road operates, which is generally from late spring through November.

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Facilities and Services

The trailhead features a parking area, food lockers, garbage service, and composting toilets. 

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