Hipcamp host Matthew A.,
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Located 12.8 miles from the gate of Yosemite National Park (the closest Hipcamp to the South Entrance,) 5 miles to Bass Lake (8 minutes), 5 miles to Oakhurst (8 minutes), and 16 miles to Chukchansi Casino, you're ideally situated to enjoy the Sierra Nevada Mountain range right where the old stagecoach used to run to Yosemite. Nelder Giant Sequoia Grove is not too far away ei

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Located 12.8 miles from the gate of Yosemite National Park (the closest Hipcamp to the South Entrance,) 5 miles to Bass Lake (8 minutes), 5 miles to Oakhurst (8 minutes), and 16 miles to Chukchansi Casino, you're ideally situated to enjoy the Sierra Nevada Mountain range right where the old stagecoach used to run to Yosemite. Nelder Giant Sequoia Grove is not too far away either. Oak trees, pine, and manzanita dot the site in a peaceful location. Located on 12.2 acres, our land is rural, undeveloped, mountainous, and gorgeous! Great views of the valley can also be seen. You may be accompanied potentially by a few other hipcampers. Please pack out what you pack in.

Rules: WE NEVER ALLOW FIRES, OR MUSIC as our guests come for peace and Solitude even if alone as sound carries through the canyons to other homes. A portable toilet is on site, but there is no water, or power as this is primitive land but cell service is just fine. There is a portable toilet available for our tenters. PLEASE KEEP EVERYTHING CLEAN IN THE TOILET AND PICKUP ANY TRASH anywhere you see it even if it's not yours please as this is how we keep the prices low. 

Note: A reservation through the The National Parks Service will be required to drive into or through Yosemite National Park from May 20 through September 30, 2022, for those driving into the park between 6 am and 4 pm. The good news is, we are the closest Hipcamp to the entrance of Yosemite so simply wake up early and drive through the gate before 6AM and enjoy your day in Yosemite without a reservation!!

Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
4 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Up to 1 vehicle
Wheelchair access
2WD Accessible
RV Information
Travel trailers, Fifth wheels, Toy haulers, Pop-up campers, Class A RVs, Class B RVs, Class C RVs, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 38 feet allowed
Back-in site
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass-or-field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Generators allowed
Hookups: No electricity, water, sewage, or TV connection
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Fire ban in effect
Amenities
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
No hot tub
No playground
Have a question? Send Matthew a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Solitude by Yosemite, & Bass Lake in California.

Mountainous

Easy to get to up to the site up our asphalt Driveway.

Forest
Lake
Field

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Hipcamper Christopher

Quiet solitude!

Christopher A.
recommends this listing.
(Site #4)
August 7th, 2022

Quiet and easy to get to. Nice sunset sky and plenty of cell service. The other campers were quiet as well. Definitely recommend!

Hipcamper Ken

Very private, but needs work.

Ken K.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Site #2)
July 22nd, 2022

Very difficult to stage our 36’ 5th wheel into our site. We were lucky that there were no other campers so we could use the whole area to get backed up. Entrance gate needs trees trimmed and porta-potty moved to give more access room. Site was very quiet and private, but piles of trimmed tree branches and junk lumber was a turnoff. Too high of price for what we got.

Hipcamper Chandra Kanth
Chandra Kanth R.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Site #3 )
July 15th, 2022

(1) The location was remote but had a good view of the night sky.
(2) The porta potties were smelly. They could have been better. It seems like they were not taken care of.
(3) There was no proper flat surface to do any sort of cooking, so we had to go to the bass lake.

Hipcamper William
William L.
recommends this listing.
(Site #2)
July 4th, 2022

Nice secluded campsite with a great view. Also very close to Yosemite Park entrance.

Hipcamper Ernesto

Solitude

Ernesto O.
recommends this listing.
(Site #1)
July 1st, 2022

The campsite was clean and directions were easy to follow! Great spot to relax and stargaze.

Hipcamper Corinna

Super quiet campground

Corinna M.
recommends this listing.
(Site #3 )
July 1st, 2022

Uns hat der süße Campground sehr gut gefallen. Wir hatten alles was wir brauchten und sind ganz unkompliziert und flexibel zu unserem Stellplatz gekommen. Es ist wirklich nur knapp vom Gate des Yosemite Nationalpark entfernt und daher perfekt wenn man dort keinen campground bekommt. Es ist sehr ruhig und friedlich in der Natur mit Blick auf die Berge. Wir können diesen Ort nur empfehlen :-)

We really liked the cute campground. We had everything we needed and got to our spot very easily and flexibly. It's really just a short distance from the Yosemite National Park gate, so perfect if you can't get a campground in there. It is very quiet and peaceful nature with mountain views. We really recommend this place :-)

Hipcamper Shelly

Great stop over

Shelly C.
recommends this listing.
(Site #4)
June 18th, 2022

The perfect place to rest the night before we entered Yosemite the next morning. Easy to find, felt a sense of safety behind the locked gate. Sites small and close together, so good for a group traveling together that need 4 sites.

Hipcamper Harney
Harney D.
recommends this listing.
(Site #2)
June 15th, 2022

It really stood up to it's name Solitude. My family had a great time. We had the place for just us. The view of the mountains on the way is so gorgeous. Matthew os very accommodating.

Hipcamper Claire

True solitude :)

Claire M.
recommends this listing.
(Site #2)
June 11th, 2022

Tent camped for our Yosemite trip at this sweet, private campsite nestled in the hills! We had plenty of space and were lucky enough to have the whole place to ourselves. Instructions were easy to follow and the camp itself was only 25-30 minutes from the Yosemite entrance