Wave a friendly “hello” to whitewater rafters hollering on their way by your tent at Dry Gulch Campground. On the banks of the Merced River, this is a popular spot for rafting, fishing, and hiking. Dry Gulch is surrounded on all sides by the stunning alpine scenery of the High Sierra. Take your kayak out onto the river and join in the fun!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
No RV hookup
Horseback riding
Snow sports
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching
Wind sports

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Hipcamper Roman

We had a great 4 night Easter weekend camp in 2016. The site is really nice, clean and well kept. The camp host Kelly was very friendly and helpful. We read the reviews on Yelp. Did not have Mosquito problems (maybe to early in the year;end of March) or other issues. The sites 1 and 4 are very secluded. Far enough from other campers. 3&4 are kind of together but with enough room in between. The camp sites are right next to Merced River so you have the white water noise all the time. The street to Yosemite is on the other side of the river, due to the white water sounds we did not really hear cars. We where not disturbed. Worst case bring ear plugs if you want to avoid nature sounds. Will come again.
-Clean vault toilets
-Water spigot

Hipcamper Whitney

This is one of the coolest campgrounds around. You'd never know it existed if you were driving along the highway without a reservation. It has 4 tent spots so you know you're not going to be bombarded with people. The sites come with a tent spot, picnic table, fire pit and a food locker. The host is a great girl and she's got food for sale and knows the land well! You'll want site 1. While all are right on the Merced, this one has the most incredible rock formation that sits over the water -- the perfect place for a glass of wine, watching sunsets or contemplation. Dog friendly but as always, watch for wildlife! I will definitely be back!

Sierra National Forest
Phone Number
(559) 297-0706
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37.673° N, 119.834° W
Unknown price
Tent Only: 4 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)