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Tenaya Lake Campground, Central Sierra Nevada, California

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They removed Tenaya Lake Campground in 1992 due to a failing septic system. Says Mark

Experience nature in California at its finest at a primitive campground like this one. Getting to a primitive campground like Tenaya Lake Campground may be rather difficult, but it's well worth it. If by chance natural loveliness is what you yearn for, this primitive campground is what you want. Amenities and facilities are few in primitive campgrounds like Tenaya
 
    Lake Campground. All the good local attractions in the neighborhood and the good variety of outdoors recreation will beyond doubt have you coming back repeatedly.
Tenaya Lake Campground is one of the locations to camp here in
 the Central Sierra Nevada.
California has such a great deal of things to offer nature lovers.
Ok, you've been indoors for too much time, time to go camping; Tenaya Lake Campground in California is a glorious location to go. At Tenaya Lake Campground entertaining stuff to do is plentiful; if you're searching for a glorious location to go for a camping trip, this is a good pick. If you like the outdoors, you won’t be disappointed; there's fishing, whitewater
 
    paddling, swimming, and hiking, so running out of amusing things to do won’t happen.
Nearby there is a good 1-mile-in-length class V whitewater bit, the Super Slide portion of Tenaya Creek. This portion of Tenaya Creek is suitable
  for kayak paddlers who have been raft paddling for some time. Always check conditions ahead of going raft paddling because raft paddling is a dangerous thing to do. With its 6,931 foot elevation difference it's a beautiful backpacking and hiking trail; the John Muir Trail - section 1 is 18.5 miles of good backcountry backpacking. A difficult backpacking and hiking trail like John Muir Trail - section 1 should take you in the region of three days.  


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Other campgrounds near Tenaya Lake Campground, Central Sierra Nevada, California:

   Yosemite National Park - May Lake High Sierra Camp, Yosemite National Park, 2 miles away
      
   Yosemite National Park - Sunrise High Sierra Camp, Yosemite National Park, 3 miles away
      
   Yosemite National Park - Glen Aulin High Sierra Camp, Bridgeport, 6 miles away
      
   Yosemite National Park - Merced High Sierra Camp, Yosemite National Park, 6 miles away
      
   Yosemite National Park - Porcupine Flat, Yosemite National Park, 7 miles away
      
   Porcupine Flat Campground, Mariposa County, 7 miles away
      
   Yosemite National Park - Tuolumne Meadows, Bridgeport, 8 miles away
      
   North Pines Campground, Mariposa County, 8 miles away
      
   Upper Pines Campground, Mariposa County, 8 miles away
      
   Yosemite National Park - North Pines, Yosemite National Park, 8 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near Tenaya Lake Campground, Central Sierra Nevada, California:

   Tenaya Creek, Mariposa County, 1 miles away
      Class V - 1 miles long (Super Slide)

   Yosemite Creek, Mariposa County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V - 8 miles long (Tioga Pass Road to Yosemite Falls)

   Tuolumne River, Tuolumne County, 8 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 32 miles long (Tioga Road Bridge to Hetch Hetchy Reservoir)

   Merced River, Mariposa County, 15 miles away
      Class V - 4.8 miles long (Routes 120-140 Junction to Arch Rock Entrance Station)

   Merced River - South Fork, Mariposa County, 15 miles away
      Class V+ - 16 miles long (Upper)


Public Lands near Tenaya Lake Campground, Central Sierra Nevada, California:

   Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park - CA, 19 miles away
      
   Devils Postpile National Monument, Mammoth Lakes - CA, 52 miles away
      
   Sierra National Forest, California, 28 miles away

   Echo Canyon State Park, Nevada, 32 miles away

   Stanislaus National Forest, California, 36 miles away

   Bodie State Park, California, 38 miles away


Trails near Tenaya Lake Campground, Central Sierra Nevada, California:

   John Muir Trail - section 1, overlapping County, 2 miles away
      18.5 hiking miles, 6931 feet elevation difference

   Clouds Rest Trail, Mariposa County, 5 miles away
       18.8 hiking miles, 6803 feet elevation difference

   Tenaya Lake And Tuolumne Meadows Trail, Mariposa County, 5 miles away
       10.8 hiking miles, 910 feet elevation difference

   Half Dome Trail, Mariposa County, 5 miles away
       11.6 hiking miles, 5142 feet elevation difference

   Ten Lakes Trail, Mariposa County, 7 miles away
      16.9 hiking miles, 2769 feet elevation difference

   Mist Trail, Mariposa County, 8 miles away
       2.8 hiking miles, 1214 feet elevation difference

   North Dome Trail, Mariposa County, 8 miles away
      14.4 hiking miles, 4985 feet elevation difference


Lakes Near Tenaya Lake Campground, Central Sierra Nevada, California:

   Tenaya Lake, Mariposa County, 1 miles away

   Reymann Lake, Mariposa County, 8 miles away

   Gallison Lake, Mariposa County, 10 miles away

   Givens Lake, Madera County, 13 miles away

   Fantail Lake, Mono County, 15 miles away


Current weather conditions at Tenaya Lake Campground, Central Sierra Nevada, California
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Local climate location: HETCH HETCHY 13 miles away


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