Wawona Campground is located in breathtaking Yosemite National Park in Central California’s rugged Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. The site is situated at the southern end of the park, 27 miles and 45 minutes from Yosemite Valley, at an elevation of 4000 feet. Wawona was home to the park’s headquarters in 1904 and historic structures still stand today. The majestic Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias is just a quick free shuttle ride away. Within Yosemite, visitors gaze upon waterfalls, sheer granite cliffs, deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant sequoias, a vast wilderness area and much more.
Group tent site accommodates 13-30 people; available year-round by reservation only. Horse sites available by phone reservation only at (877)444-6777; online reservations not accepted for horse sites. You must have a horse with you to camp in horse sites, no exceptions. Dump station is only available during summer months.
Bear Habitat! Food and toiletries must be stored 24 hours/day. Food lockers are provided in all campsites (45x18x33). Absolutely NO food stored in vehicles. Dispose of garbage immediately in bear-proof dumpsters. These rules are strictly enforced!
You are responsible for reading the site alerts and booking a site that will accommodate your equipment. If arriving one or more days late, call (209)375-9535; your reservation will be forfeited if we do not hear from you within 24 hours of your arrival date. Resale or auction of advance reservations is prohibited. For additional park information, call (209)372-0200 or visit https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/wawonacamp.htm.
Don’t Move Firewood: Help protect our forests! Prevent the spread of tree-killing pests by obtaining firewood at or near your destination and burning it on-site. Moving firewood is illegal in some states. Visit dontmovefirewood.org to learn more.
Help Yosemite be a Zero Landfill park! Leave excess packaging at home. Use refillable water bottles, food containers and travel mugs. Place all of your recyclable waste in designated recycling containers. For more information go to: https://www.nps.gov/yose/getinvolved/zlf.htm.
- Camp Store
- Fire Pit
- Food Locker
- Picnic Table
- Potable Water