What the camp lacks in privacy, its central location near yosemite valley and the river make up for it. It also provides a 24hour reception, a bbqpicnic area and an express checkin and checkout feature. Two perks of this camp are its location on the banks of the merced river that runs through yosemite valley, and its campfire ring. Hi, i read that the booking window for housekeeping camp begins 365366 days prior to the date you wish to book. Housekeeping camp is a great way to stay in yosemite if you want to feel like you are camping, but dont want to have to bring in all of your camping gear. Yosemite forum view topic booking housekeeping camp. From april through september, reservations are essential and even the firstcome, firstserved campgrounds usually fill by noon often earlier from april through september. Housekeeping camp yosemite national park, yosemite. Housekeeping camp yosemite is the ideal place to take your family when staying in yosemite national park.
If youre looking for a more remote camp setting, white wolf lodge is the place to go. Visitors to housekeeping camp should know, however, that linens are not provided. Our 9yearold son absolutely loves camping, so a camping adventure was at the top of the list for my family. Yosemite lodging experience yosemite national park ca. There are 266 rustic lodgings at the property, each offering all the necessities to. Yosemite housekeeping camp yosemite national park, ca. Perched alongside the merced river in the middle of the valley, the camp features threesided concrete structures with canvas roofs and privacy curtains. Explore yosemite with the kids at housekeeping camp the camping solution for families camping with children can feel daunting at times, but few things are more rewarding than the memories created during a family camping trip. Showers are only available in yosemite valley at curry village and housekeeping camp. Perched alongside the merced river in the middle of the valley, the camp features threesided concrete. To do this, change the arrival date to your first desired night and the departure date to the next day. The address for housekeeping camp is 9004 southside drive, yosemite national park, ca 95389. I strongly suggest you get in very early to avoid disappointment. It has slightly enclosed units for up to six guests that include beds, three walls, and a canvas roof.
If you are going during the summer months, you must book way in. Housekeeping camp yosemite national park campground. A look at housekeeping camp at yosemite national park the good and. Getting the yosemite reservation you want can be a dogeatdog event. Reasons to choose housekeeping camp in yosemite national. The camp is roughly thirty miles from yosemite valley, making it a little quieter and a lot less crowded than some other spots. These tents get booked out very early, they are very popular. Housekeeping camp is best avoided the only other camping option in yosemite valley is the housekeeping camp near curry village.
Perfect for those who love camping outdoors but dont want the hassle of setting up a tent, housekeeping camp is a yosemite favorite. With our campfire roaring away, we sat back and relaxed, savoring our weekend getaway inside yosemite national park. Hop on the free shuttle bus housekeeping camp to various locations in yosemite valley. Housekeeping camp and our visit to yosemite national park. Housekeeping camp, yosemite national park alltrips. Housekeeping camp is another yosemite favorite, especially for those who love the. With this method, you can search campgrounds in and near yosemite all at once. Yosemite national park receives four million visitors per year, filling the parks campgrounds and hotels. Housekeeping camp and our visit to yosemite national park taste. The river units are a good value for an easy visit to yosemite if you want to cook your own meals and have a campfire compared to camp curry which are great if you dont want to bother with cooking. Book housekeeping camp, yosemite national park on tripadvisor. Yosemite housekeeping camp discover yosemite national park. Review and photos of units at housekeeping camp, yosemite valley lodging thats not a. It is located right in the center of the valley, right along the merced river.
Inside the yosemite housekeeping camp units, you have one fairly roomy sleeping space. Reservations are required yearround for all yosemite valleys properties. When all the campsites are reserved and the hotels have no vacancies or list prices that are uncomfortably high, consider a middle option provided at housekeeping camp in the middle of yosemite valley. You can cook and swim right outside your front door. I was thinking of staying there in mid june but wasnt sure how the place was. In fact, many of the sites are located right on the river. United states housekeeping camp in yosemite has anyone stayed at the housekeeping camp in yosemite. Getting saturated in powerful, misty yosemite falls how to book your camping trip to yosemite. Resting on the merced river in the middle of yosemite valley with nearby sandy shoreline and incredible views of yosemite falls and half dome, this campsite is a perfect.
Yosemite housekeeping camp perfect for those who love camping outdoors but dont want the hassle of setting up a tent, housekeeping camp is a yosemite favorite. You can stay at a hoteltype of lodging, cabin, or tent camp. Housekeeping camp yosemite national park offers 4star accommodation in yosemite national park. Specifically, a mad dash at whatever moment dnc opens, with every site vanishing within 2 minutes. Yosemite national park housekeeping camp, open from april to october each year, has 266 units that accommodate up to 6 people. April 10 october 12, 2020 perfect for those who love camping outdoors but dont want the hassle of setting up a tent, housekeeping camp is a yosemite favorite. There is a double bed with rubber covered mattress, a set of bunk beds that we used for our bags and clothes and a rusting metal shelf for bits and bobs. The cabins are a convenient accommodation for those travelling without their own tent, though it gets chilly at night, more so than in a tent, be aware of this.
You can wake up and hit the park early to see as much as possible. Initially i wanted to have a 3 night camping adventure at housekeeping camp. Call 88848869 or book online for reservations at housekeeping camp. Housekeeping camp yosemite national park park ranger john. When you stay overnight at yosemite park you have a few options for lodging. Yosemite national park yosemite, ca 95389 aramark is an authorized concessioner of the national park service and is the primary concessioner in yosemite national park. Yosemite national park tourism yosemite national park hotels.
Another approach is to try to get different campsites each night rather than one campsite for your entire stay. You can wake up to the sound of the rushing water of. Housekeeping camp is seasonal, generally open from april to october depending on weather conditions. Housekeeping camp is also one of the only accommodations in yosemite where you can grill outdoors, since the campfire ring includes a grill grate. Housekeeping camp is a camping site located in yosemite valley that is only open during summer. Housekeeping camp is located near curry village with easy access to the free yosemite shuttles to explore the park. But im having difficulty finding the website to reserve a campsite at housekeeping camp for this summer, 2010. To book your very own tent at housekeeping camp head on over to the travel yosemite site. Perched alongside the merced river in the middle of the valley, the camp features threesided concrete structures with a canvas roofs and privacy curtains.
If you want to camp between july 15 and august 14, count back five months from the beginning of that period not from the date you want to camp. Housekeeping camp and the tent cabins at curry village are managed under a different system than other yosemite campgrounds. Tuolumne meadows tent cabins tuolumne meadows is a high alpine meadow at 8,775 feet elevation. You can start reserving for any date between july 15 and august 14 on march 15. Housekeeping camp beside the merced river in yosemite. Yosemite housekeeping camp is a great option if you want to sleep outdoors without some of the hassles of it. Perched alongside the merced river in the middle of the yosemite valley, housekeeping camp features threesided concrete structures with a canvas roofs and. How to make a reservation yosemite national park u. Housekeeping camp offers convenience, good value and a stunning setting to explore yosemite valley. You can also see a reservation calendar on the yosemite website.
There are 266 units, each of which will sleep up to 6 people. Explore yosemite with the kids at housekeeping camp. They include approximately 266 units with some located near the river. Spaces at housekeeping camp fill up fast, and you will definitely need to know how to make yosemite camping reservations if you want to stay in one of them. The units have three concrete walls and a concrete floor, with a double canvas roof and another wall that is curtained, separating the sleeping area from a covered patio. Search results will include campgrounds far from yosemite, so be sure to choose a campground in or near yosemite national park. Housekeeping camp is another yosemite favorite, especially for those who love the outdoors but dont want to have to deal with actually physically setting up their tent. I went onto the yosemite lodging website about 3 months prior to. If youre booking something in high demand as i assume the housekeeping camp is in the summer or memorial daymemorial day weekend is the busiest days of the entire year for yosemite, then you need to use the phone, not the web.650 1173 1273 680 1498 1206 1587 1315 1381 325 940 1035 1585 1534 1447 1462 1474 858 1132 819 421 1394 249 1498 541 1005 215 455 1391 625 698 163 1216 971 329 1194 67 973 543 1383