|Above, The Beast at North Pines Campground last year. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
If one is planning to visit Yosemite National Park this coming Memorial Day weekend, expect the park to be "extremely busy" with people.
According to the Sierra Star:
Yosemite National Park officials announced Tuesday that the park will likely have an extremely busy Memorial Day weekend. The park expects high visitation, especially from Friday, May 26 until Monday, May 29. Visitors are encouraged to arrive at Yosemite before 9 a.m. or after 4 p.m.. Once in the park, visitors are urged to park their vehicles at the Yosemite Village, Yosemite Falls, or Half Dome Village parking areas and enjoy Yosemite Valley by using the free shuttle bus service, bike paths, and hiking trails. Parking in Yosemite Valley is limited and parking is expected to fill early.
All campgrounds on the reservation system are completely sold out for the weekend. The park’s first-come, first-served campgrounds are anticipated to fill early. There are a large number of campground and lodging options in the gateway communities surrounding the park.
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