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Tuolumne Meadows Lodge

Tuolumne Meadows Tent Cabins

Tuolumne Meadows Lodge
Many hikers start their High Sierra Camp experience with a night at Tuolumne Meadows Lodge. Located in the largest sub-alpine meadow in the Sierra Nevada at an elevation of 8,775 feet, it's an ideal base camp for day hikes throughout the Tuolumne Meadows area or before backpacking to the High Sierra Camps. 

Tuolumne Meadows Lodge has 69 canvas tent with metal-frames and cement platforms.  Each tent will accommodate up to four people - and comes fully equipped with beds, bed linens, towels, lanterns for lighting, a wood burning stove and wood. There is no electricity in the cabins.   Shower and restroom facilities are located in the center of camp. Showers are available for Tuolumne Meadows Lodge guests only.

Tuolumne Meadows Lodge serves hearty family-style breakfast and dinner in a central dining tent beside the Tuolumne River.  Menu options include beef, chicken and vegetarian choices, salads, soups and special desserts.  Dinner reservations are required. Please call 209-372-8413 to make your reservation before you arrive. Tuolumne Meadows Lodge guests can also order box lunches at the front desk in the evening for the next day.  There is no private cooking at Tuolumne Meadows Lodge. You are welcome to use camp stoves at Yosemite picnic areas and the nearest to Tuolumne Meadows Lodge is Lembert Dome.

High Sierra Camps 2016 Tentative Open & Close Dates

 2016 Tentative Dates  Open  Close (after breakfast)
 Tuolumne Meadows Lodge  Fri. Jun 10  Sun. Sep 11
 White Wolf  Fri. Jun 10  Sun. Sep 4
 Glen Aulin  Fri. Jun 24  Sun. Sep 11
 May Lake  Fri. Jul 1  Sun. Sep 11
 Sunrise  Thu. Jul 14  Sun. Sep 11
 Merced Lake  Fri. Jul 8  Mon. Sep 5
 Vogelsang  Thu. Jul 7  Mon. Sep 5

 All dates are weather and conditions dependent.

Firewood Information

In an effort to protect Yosemite from invasive species, it is advised that you purchase your firewood at or near your camping destination.  Firewood can carry insects and diseases that threaten the health of Yosemite’s environment.  You can make a difference by buying and burning your firewood locally.  Local firewood is available at most stores in Yosemite.  For more information, visit the National Park Service website.