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Upper River Campground, Central Sierra Nevada, California

   

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When you arrive at this primitive campground you'll realize it was well worth the effort getting here. This is a primitive camp ground which needless to say means that there are quite few amenities. The natural splendor at this primitive campground is great, and at this primitive campground you could get a lovelier wilderness experience than you would get at a more civilized campground. There's heaps of outdoors recreation available close by such as fishing, hiking, whitewater paddling, and swimming, so running out of fun stuff to do won’t happen. This section of California is always a delight to go to through camping season.
When was the last occasion you went camping for
 
    a couple of days? Upper River Campground in California is a great place to go.
It's out of the question to run out of amusing stuff to do near Upper River Campground; it is a very great campground.
The delightful variety of
 local attractions and all the outdoors recreation are sure to keep you coming back repeatedly. Scores of people select Upper River Campground so they can go to Yosemite National Park.
The Central Sierra Nevada scenery is always scenic. There's a total of 5 different ski lifts at close by ski mountain Badger Pass. Badger Pass obtains 17 feet of beautiful snow every winter, has an altitude difference of 540 feet, and 10 runs. Badger Pass has 100 acres of terrain; 5% of the runs are demanding while 95% are intermediate or beginner. Badger Pass has good runs to fit any ability. The Tioga Pass Road to Yosemite Falls sector on Yosemite Creek is a nearby grade IV-V whitewater section, 8 miles long.
 
This section of Yosemite Creek is suggested for expert whitewater paddlers only. Whitewater rapids are dangerous occurrences, so you must check circumstances before heading out.  

The Ahwahnee, Yosemite National Park

  
Housekeeping Camp, Yosemite National Park

  
Curry Village, Yosemite National Park

  
Yosemite Lodge, Yosemite National Park

2 miles away


Other campgrounds near Upper River Campground, Central Sierra Nevada, California:

   Lower River Campground, Mariposa County, 0 miles away
      
   Yosemite National Park - Lower Pines, Yosemite National Park, 0 miles away
      
   Yosemite National Park - North Pines, Yosemite National Park, 0 miles away
      
   Lower Pines Campground, Mariposa County, 0 miles away
      
   North Pines Campground, Mariposa County, 1 miles away
      
   Yosemite National Park - Upper Pines, Yosemite National Park, 1 miles away
      
   Upper Pines Campground, Mariposa County, 1 miles away
      
   Yosemite National Park - Camp 4, Yosemite National Park, 2 miles away
      
   Yosemite National Park - Porcupine Flat, Yosemite National Park, 4 miles away
      
   Porcupine Flat Campground, Mariposa County, 4 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near Upper River Campground, Central Sierra Nevada, California:

   Yosemite Creek, Mariposa County, 6 miles away
      Class IV-V - 8 miles long (Tioga Pass Road to Yosemite Falls)

   Merced River, Mariposa County, 7 miles away
      Class V - 4.8 miles long (Routes 120-140 Junction to Arch Rock Entrance Station)

   Tenaya Creek, Mariposa County, 8 miles away
      Class V - 1 miles long (Super Slide)

   Merced River - South Fork, Mariposa County, 14 miles away
      Class V+ - 16 miles long (Upper)

   Big Creek, Mariposa County, 14 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 1 miles long (Chowchilla Mountain Road to South Fork Merced River)


Public Lands near Upper River Campground, Central Sierra Nevada, California:

   Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park - CA, 11 miles away
      
   Devils Postpile National Monument, Mammoth Lakes - CA, 58 miles away
      
   Sierra National Forest, California, 29 miles away

   Stanislaus National Forest, California, 34 miles away

   Echo Canyon State Park, Nevada, 36 miles away


Trails near Upper River Campground, Central Sierra Nevada, California:

   Four Mile Trail, Mariposa County, 1 miles away
      3.7 hiking miles, 3869 feet elevation difference

   North Dome Trail, Mariposa County, 1 miles away
      14.4 hiking miles, 4985 feet elevation difference

   Yosemite Falls Trail, Mariposa County, 2 miles away
       9.4 hiking miles, 3958 feet elevation difference

   Panorama Trail, Mariposa County, 2 miles away
      7.1 hiking miles, 3896 feet elevation difference

   Buena Vista Trail, Madera County, 2 miles away
       22.4 hiking miles, 2797 feet elevation difference

   Mist Trail, Mariposa County, 2 miles away
       2.8 hiking miles, 1214 feet elevation difference

   Eagle Peak Trail, Mariposa County, 2 miles away
       9.4 hiking miles, 3939 feet elevation difference


Lakes Near Upper River Campground, Central Sierra Nevada, California:

   Tenaya Lake, Mariposa County, 9 miles away

   Givens Lake, Madera County, 11 miles away

   Bare Island Lake, Madera County, 15 miles away

   Reymann Lake, Mariposa County, 15 miles away

   Spotted Lakes, Madera County, 16 miles away


Current weather conditions at Upper River Campground, Central Sierra Nevada, California
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Local climate location: CHERRY VALLEY DAM 9 miles away


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