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DIRT FLAT, CA

Dirt Flat campground is situated on the north side of the Merced River. This small camp features walk-in tent sites on the river. The remote locates of the site makes for a quiet and peaceful camping experience.The Sierra National Forest, located on the western slope of the central...
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Know Before You Go
  • Please keep all food in bear-proof containers
  • Be aware of rattlesnakes
  • Poison oak is abundant throughout this area
  • This camp is a pack it in and pack it out facility
  • In accordance with standard industry practices, Sierra Recreation will be assessing a $7 additional vehicle fee on the 'second vehicle' in each single family campsite, and on the 'third and fourth vehicle' in any double family campsite, provided these vehicles are not joined to the first vehicle by a hitch and towed onto the site. In the case of motorcycles, the first two are considered as one vehicle for determining additional vehicle fees. The third and fourth motorcycle would also be considered as one vehicle. No additional vehicle fees are collected for bicycles.
  • This facility is operated by Sierra Recreation, A Division of California Land Management, and your comments are appreciated; comment forms are available from campground hosts or on CLM's website
  • Click here to learn more about the Sierra National Forest
  • Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed. For current fire conditions or weather closures contact the Sierra National Forest Headquarters, (559) 297-0706.
    • Don't Move Firewood: Protect California's forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. For more information visit firewood.ca.gov.
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    Nonspecific+ TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 0 Back-In
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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    Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
    +When you reserve one of these sites, it will not be a site specific reservation. You will be assigned a site when you arrive at the campground.
    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
    *** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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    Overview

    Overview

    Dirt Flat campground is situated on the north side of the Merced River. This small camp features walk-in tent sites on the river. The remote locates of the site makes for a quiet and peaceful camping experience.

    Natural Features:

    The Sierra National Forest, located on the western slope of the central Sierra Nevada, is known for its spectacular mountain scenery and abundant natural resources.

    The terrain includes rolling, oak-covered foothills, heavily forested middle elevation slopes and the starkly beautiful alpine landscape of the High Sierra.

    Recreation:

    During the spring and early summer, the Merced River is a popular location for white water rafting and kayaking. Several private companies offer guided rafting trips.

    Facilities:

    The campsites at Dirt Flat meet accessibility standards and offer picnic tables, grills and fire rings. Vault toilets are available.

    Nearby Attractions:

    This campground is close to the west entrance to Yosemite National Park. Yosemite offers a variety of activities that include scenic driving, picnicking, hiking and fishing.

    Booking Window
    Sat Apr 26 2014 - Fri Oct 24 2014

    Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Wed Jan 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
    Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Thu Dec 31 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Accessible Sites
    • Campfire Rings
    • Firewood Vendor
    • Grills
    • Host
    • Parking Area
    • Pets Allowed
    • Picnic Area
    • River Access
    • Tent sites
    • Trash Collection
    • Vault Toilets
    Fees and Cancellation Policies

    Fees and Cancellation

    Fee Information
    Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

    Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
    Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

    Changes and Cancellations
    A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


    Facility Rates*
    Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
    Peak Season
    Jan 01 2014 -
    Dec 31 2014
    TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $24.00-$26.00
    Peak Season
    Jan 01 2015 -
    Dec 31 2015
    TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $24.00

    *Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
    **Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    37.66333, -119.84444
    37°39'48"N, 119°50'40"W

    From Highway 140, turn on to Foresta Road. Landmarks include Red Bud Picnic Area and a National Park Service warehouse. After bridge, turn left onto the spur road. Immediately turn left onto Incline Road. Continue 1.5 miles to the facility.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    DIRT FLAT
    INCLINE RD
    EL PORTAL CA

    Phone Number:

    Information: (559)642-3212