RV Parks in Oakhurst, California

RV Parks in Oakhurst, California
Yosemite National Park in California is a crowded place during the peak summer tourist season, making for crowds and RV spaces that fill up weeks in advance. Luckily, there are options for RV campgrounds and parks in the neighboring communities outside the park, such as Oakhurst. Oakhurst is a small community located outside of Yosemite. If you are traveling to the Yosemite region and can't find camping in the park, there are several options in Oakhurst and the surrounding area.

High Sierra RV Park and Campground

Park your RV at of High Sierra RV Park and Campground's numerous spaces, which come equipped with 30- and 50-amp electric, water, sewer and cable TV connections. Your pet is welcome if leashed.

From the campground, you have access to Yosemite National Park, with hiking trails, rock climbing and bouldering and ample opportunities for landscape and wildlife photography.

If you wish to raft or kayak, head down onto the Merced River for white-water fun. Shower off at the campground after your day in one of their shower houses and enjoy a barbecue on the fire rings and grills.

High Sierra RV Park and Campground
40389 Hwy. 41
Oakhurst, CA 93644
559-683-7662
highsierrarv.com

Sierra National Forest Campgrounds

Oakhurst is abutted to the northeast and west by the Sierra National Forest. Within the Sierra are more than 20 different campgrounds with sites for tents and RVs. Most of the campgrounds are primitive, meaning you need to have your own water containment systems as there are no sewer or water connections. Pit or vault toilets are available at each campground, as are freshwater spigots.

Check for posted rules regarding generator use and quiet hours, as well as current rules regarding open fires in the grills and fire rings. Pets are allowed in the national forest and the campgrounds but should be leashed while in the camping areas. Benefits of camping at the forest campgrounds are hiking trails, canoeing and kayaking within the campgrounds.

Sierra National Forest
57003 Road 225
North Fork, CA 93643
559-877-2218
forestcamping.com

Crane Valley Campground

Crane Valley Campground is located on the outskirts of Oakhurst, with views of the Sierras and the Sierra National Forest. Enjoy RV spaces with full hookups (electric, water and sewer). Bring the pets, as they are allowed.

Bass Lake is 10 minutes away, where you can swim, canoe, kayak, and fish. Hiking and mountain biking trails surround the region. Yosemite National Park is a 30-minute drive. Call ahead to make reservations on holiday weekends and during the busy summer tourist season.

Crane Valley Campground
Forest Road 222
Oakhurst, CA 93644
559-683-7662

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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