Camp at Camp 4, Yosemite NP

Yosemite Camp 4 Campground

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Camp 4 is a popular site for rock climbers as there are bouldering routes inside the campground. It's also located near the Upper Yosemite Falls trailhead. 

Camp 4 is located in Yosemite Valley near Yosemite Valley Lodge. It's a popular spot for climbers as there is bouldering within the site. It's also located close to the Upper Yosemite Falls trail. Pets are not allowed. First come, first serve, $6/night. More info at

Photos: Mark Cato

Pack List

  • Tent
  • Food
  • $ for site
  • 10 essentials
  • Rock climbing gear (optional)
  • Camera
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Camping, Chillin, Hiking, Photography, Rock Climbing

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Year Round



Easy Parking
Family Friendly
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Picnic Area

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about 1 month ago

A Stepping Stone

I spent a few days at Camp 4 though was probably the least deserving one there. My intent was not to scale the mountains but rather base camp there for several day hikes prior to the lead up to a large backcountry undertaking. Despite my mixed motives with the natives, the climbers were very accommodating and friendly. Maybe the next time I go back, I'll be ready to climb.

about 1 month ago

about 1 month ago

Get There Early

If it's a weekend get there Friday night and prepare to sleep in line. A little bit of a hassle and maybe a few morning hours wasted but afterwards the headache of having to find a campsite will be completely gone.

about 1 month ago

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