Camp at Hetch Hetchy Backpacker's Campground

Rate this Adventure Hetch Hetchy Backpackers Campground

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
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Activities Survival, Chillin, Camping, Photography, Backpacking, Hiking
Skill Level Beginner
Season Year Round
Features
Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Picnic Area
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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