Hodgdon Meadow Campground in Yosemite National Park California provides primitive tent and RV camping near the Big Oak Flat entrance station. Reservations required during peak season (which is getting progressively longer nearly every year) this campground is open year round.
Situated at 4,900′ it is a long grade from here into Yosemite Valley. Hogdon Meadow Campground is built on a hillside and does have some serious elevation within the campground. Interestingly the campground does accommodate RVs with length limits up to 35 feet and trailers up to 27 feet. The RV sites are found along the first loop.
Each sites has a picnic tables, fire ring, and bear box. A restroom with potable water and flushing toilets is available. Paved roads with dirt sites. Lots of trees provide decent shade.
Sites are hit and miss in this campground. Some are excellent with good privacy while others are more “communal” with neighbors right next to each other.
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Pets - Allows pets to stay. Special rules will likely apply so check with park regarding the pet rules. If you like camping with pets this campground or RV park is an option. Water - Water hookups or water fill locations. Water is available here for your drinking pleasure. Tents - Provides camping options for tent campers. If you will be sleeping in a tent this location likely has a site to accommodate you. Back-in - Back-in sites available. Have no fear you can back it in here. Bathrooms - Bathrooms available. If you are looking for a campground or RV park with bathrooms including toilets or restrooms reviews and our data show that this location has you covered. Dogs - Allows pets including dogs. Our information, reviews or photos suggest that dogs are allowed at this park. Be mindful of rules and call ahead for any breed or quantity restrictions. Public Park - Publicly managed. This campground or RV park is a public park managed by a state, federal, or municipal agency. Generally these types of parks have stricter rules on camping. Dirt - Dirt camping pads. The information, reviews and photos we have reviewed suggest that the campsites are dirt, gravel, rock or some form of material that is not grass or concrete. Dirt sites are not a bad thing just a factual thing. Bring some mats for the dirt. Video - Video available for viewing. Videos provide a more intimate look at a location to discover if the campground or RV park is right for your next camping trip. Family Friendly - Family friendly. This can include scheduled activities, playgrounds, game rooms or simply a family friendly camping environment. If you are looking for a family friendly RV park or campground this one may fit the bill. Trees - Trees are situated close to or around the campsites. These trees may be close enough to require care when maneuvering into and out of the camping spot. Hiking - Hiking opportunities immediately from the campground or within a very close distance. If you like to hike, explore on foot or even jog/ run this RV park or campground has access to hiking trails. Biking - Easy access for cyclists looking to ride bikes. Our information, reviews and data show that this destination either has bike trails passing through the park or the surrounding area is suitable for bicycle riding. Remember to always wear a helmet and check with the locals on trail and road conditions. Shade - Provides campsites with shade coverings. Shade can be provided in a number of ways but primarily is caused by a forested setting or trees placed in a manner to block some direct sunlight. Scenic - Offers scenic views of the surrounding area. If you want to camp in a RV park or campground with scenic views this one fits the mold. Firepits - Our information, reviews or photos suggests has fire pits available for campfires. Fire pits may be available at all sites or select sites. Walking Trail - Access to a walking trail or walking area. If you want to stretch the legs this location has opportunities to do so. Wildlife - Wildlife around. Wildlife can be as simple as birds or as complex as bears. Wildlife is around so ask what type and know your surroundings. Primitive - Offering primitive sites. Primitive sites may have varied amenities available but our definition of primitive campsite means it does not have electric, water or sewer hookups available. The majority of tent sites are primitive in nature. Rural - Set in a rural setting. Rural locations allow you to escape the city and explore the countryside. Forest - Within or adjacent to a forested setting. Our information, reviews or photos suggest the park is surrounded by forest. Access to the forest will depend on the location but generally we have flagged these as forest if they are surrounded by trees or national forest lands. Tourist - Provides facilities for tourists. Generally these campgrounds are located near points of interest or are designed to accommodate novice campers and RV travelers. If you are a tourist this location may be right for you. .GOV - Managed by a government agency. Usually the Forest Service, a national park, BLM, Corp of Engineer, or the like. This location is a public park. Group - Providing group camping areas. Group campsites and group camping allow for larger gatherings to take place within the campground or RV park. Paved - Paved roads or site pads. Pavement can be asphalt, concrete or paver stones. Minimizing dust and capable of supporting large heavy RVs this RV park or campground has pavement. .RECREATION - Accessible for reservations or more information at recreation.gov. It is a public park. Destination - Destination in the fullest sense of the word. Our information or reviews suggest that this campground or RV park is a place people go to to stay at... People want to be here. If you are here then post photos and reviews to brag to others! Mountains - Within a mountainous area. The campground or RV park may be situated on the side of the mountain or their may be mountains around. If you require some elevation variation in your camping destination this park might be a good choice. Public Parking - Provides public parking. This applies to both public and private parks. If the campground or RV park allows non-guests to park in the location. Park - Within a public park or park like setting. If you want a park to camp at this RV park and campground may suit your needs. National Park - Within or close to a national park. If you want to camp near a national park this RV park or campground is a suitable choice. 360 VR Tour - Full 360 video tour available for viewing. Like google streetview this exclusive technology allows you to virtually tour the park see each site in a form better than pictures of each site and see for yourself if your RV or tent will fit. Remember to use your mouse or finger to drag the screen to look around. Hike-in - Provides sites accessible by foot (or bike). Hike-in sites require you to walk in to the campground. Distances can range from a few feet to a few miles. Plan ahead and understand what you are getting with the hike in campsites. Walk In - Walk-in style campsites. The walk may be a few feet or few miles. Walk-in sites are always tent, cabin or glamping sites and require a walk from your vehicle to the campsite.