For those camping at White Wolf Campground there are many wondrous sites to enjoy only a short drive away. Once visitors reach Yosemite Valley they can take advantage of the free shuttle to deliver them to almost all the favorite attractions in the valley.
Glacier Point offers spectacular views of Half Dome and Yosemite Valley.
Visit Happy Isles with a Nature Center and trails to Vernal and Nevada falls,
Take the short hike to Mirror Lake with close-up views of Half Dome,
Tour the Valley Visitor and Wilderness centers.
Enjoy easy scenic trails all around the valley and along the Merced River, connecting to viewpoints and picnic areas.
Experience Nature and History Programs - nature and photography walks, history tours, art classes, children's programs, and more. Most free, some with modest fees.
Join in Outdoor Adventures - nature and photography walks, history tours, art classes, children's programs, and more. Fees.
Key White Wolf Campground Regulations
Bears: Store all food and similar items in bear-proof lockers, not in vehicles.
Generators may only be operated from 7 AM to 9 AM, Noon to 2 PM, and 5 PM to 7 PM.
White Wolf Campground is located 1 mile off Tioga Road (Highway 120), about 1 hour from Yosemite Valley and 28 miles from Tuolumne Meadows. The campground is a popular base for hikers who like to explore the nearby wilderness areas. The Middle Tuolumne River flows past the campground.
White Wolf Campground has standard tent and RV campsites along with a Backpackers' Camp and some tent cabins. Many campsites are designated for tents only. In all camps food must be stored in bear-proof lockers, not in vehicles.
Not all sites will accommodate the maximum trailer and RV lengths shown below.
Middle Fork Tuolumne River, hiking trails to Luken's Lake and Harden Lake, Tuolumne Meadows
White Wolf Backpackers' Camp
White Wolf Backpackers Camp is located at the back of the White Wolf Campground. The sites are usually open from July through mid-September.
Backpackers' campgrounds are available for wilderness permit holders to spend one night before and one night after a wilderness trip. Camping is limited to one night at a time. Reservations are not required, but a valid wilderness permit is required to stay at the campground.
Fee: $6 per person (pay using envelopes at the campground)
General Camping Information for Yosemite
Opening and closing dates of campgrounds are only estimates, usually dependent on snow conditions.
Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the website when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.
Designated Accessible sites are reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate. For visitors who are temporarily disabled or do not have their permanent accessible parking placard with them, pick up a temporary placard at the entrance station or a visitor center.
TIPS for Finding First Come, First Served Campsites
Recorded campground availability message: (209) 372-0266
Previous campers suggest arriving by 8 or 9 AM in order to get a campsite at White Wolf Campground during busy times of the year.