Yosemite Cancels Campground Reservations Over Coronavirus Concerns

June 24, 2020

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Many of us have been excited to finally get out and go camping at Yosemite National Park since the coronavirus caused it to temporarily shut down. However, we'll have to wait just a little bit longer to camp at the park now. 

According to Fox 40, Yosemite is holding off on reopening campgrounds through July due to a new spike in coronavirus cases, and they have cancelled reservations between now and July 31 at the following camp sites: 

  • Bridalveil Horse Camp
  • Crane Flat
  • Hodgdon Meadow (closure extended through August 15 for Great Gray Owl nesting)
  • Lower Pines
  • North Pines
  • Tuolumne Meadows
  • 50% of Upper Pines

The park currently still has plans to stay reopened at 50% capacity than normal, but it's the campground reservations that have been affected. Visitor centers and other facilities in the park remain closed or reopened at limited capacity to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

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