Camp at Hetch Hetchy Backpacker's Campground

Rate this Adventure Yosemite Hetch Hetchy Backpackers Campground

  • Activities:

    Survival, Chillin, Camping, Photography, Backpacking, Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Year Round

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Picnic Area
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Hetchy Hetchy is a less-told corner of Yosemite awaiting your exploration! Expect stunning views, trees for miles, and diverse wildlife. 

This campsite is a gateway into the Yosmite wilderness. Great starting/ending point for backpacking trips or simply for camping. Self-register and pay when you arrive at the site. Picnic tables, bathrooms, food lockers, and fire pits are available. Photos: Ethan H., Byron Hetrick, Roger.Williams

Pack List

  • Tent/bivvy
  • 10 essentials
  • $ for registration
  • Water/filter
  • Sun protection
Read More

Reviews

Overall rating:  Rate this Adventure

Leave a Review

Have you done this adventure? Leave a review!

The Outbound CollectiveAdmin

Your Home For Adventure.

Nearby Adventures

Hike to Balsam Forebay

Yosemite / Balsam Meadows Sno-Park

Access to the forebay starts at the trail head from the parking lot 6,700 ft up, also from the parking lot there is access to two different sets of boulder patches separate from the ones encountered .

13 Saves

Camp at Buckeye Flat in Sequoia National Park

Yosemite / Buckeye Flat Campground

Entering Sequoia National Park at the Ash Mountain Entrance near the small city of Three Rivers, follow Highway 198 (Generals Highway) through the park until you see a sign for Buckeye Flat Campgroun.

21 Saves

Snowshoe to Cooney Lake

Yosemite / Virginia Lake Trailhead

When it's winter time, one of the best things you can do is experience the snow in the Eastern Sierra! If you've ever been hiking and/or backpacking in the Sierra, you know it's one of the most beaut.

3 Saves