Yosemite High Sierra Camps How to Apply

After February 5, when the lottery is completed, any remaining spaces at the High Sierra Camps will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. To book, review current availability then fill out the online booking request form.

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Lottery Guidelines

2014 opening and closing dates as well as the scheduled dates for the Ranger Guided Hikes and Saddle Trips are tentative and may be changed due to weather and other unpredictable conditions.  Awarded lottery space is subject to the facility or services being open for the time reserved.

1. Applications will be available online from September 1, 2013 through November 1, 2013.

2. A maximum of eight spaces (six for meals-only) may be requested on one application form.

3. Only one application per party. Duplications will not be accepted.

4. Please do not send payment until requested.

5. Applicants will be notified by January 15, 2014 as to their standing in the lottery.

6. You will receive notification that your application was received once you submit the online form.  Please DO NOT CALL or email to check on the status after that. Due to the volume of applications received, we ask that applicants wait until the lottery is complete to make any inquiries.

7. Any canceled space will be filled by a second round lottery using applications which were not awarded during the first round. Any available space not awarded during the first two rounds will be filled by an online booking request form on a first come first served basis beginning February 5, 2014.

8. All reservations must be paid in full within 30 days of lottery award.

High Sierra Camps 2014 Tentative Open & Close Dates

 2014 Tentative Dates  Open  Close (after breakfast)
 Tuolumne Meadows Lodge  Fri. June 6  Sun. September 21 
 White Wolf  Fri. June 13  Sun. September 7
 
 Glen Aulin  Fri. June 20  Sun. September 14
 May Lake  Fri. June 27  Sun. September 14
 Sunrise  Thurs. July 10  Sun. September 14
 Merced  Fri. July 4  Sun. September 7
 Vogelsang  Thurs. July 3  Sun. September 7

 All dates are weather and conditions dependent.