Wawona – Yosemite National Park Campground
Wawona – Yosemite National Park Campground Overview
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.
Wawona Campground sits along the Merced River and has 94 single-family campsites. Group and equestrian sites are also available. he area is forested with a diverse mix of ponderosa pine, incense-cedar, white fir and whiteleaf manzanita, which offers a pleasant combination of sun and shade.
- Coordinates:Lat. 37.573060 / Long. -119.665000
- Season:Spring through December
- Toilets:Flush and Vault
- Dump Station:No
- Fire Pits:Yes
- Picnic Tables:Yes
- Area Features:Mountains, River, Fishing, Hiking, Backpacking, Wildlife Viewing, Equestrian Sites, Yosemite National Park, Horseback Riding, Historic Sites, Photography