4 Best Yosemite Family Lodging Options

When you plan a family trip, one of the most important decisions is where you’ll stay – and the best Yosemite family lodging is at Evergreen Lodge, just outside the Hetch Hetchy entrance to the Yosemite National Park. From glamping to two bedroom cabins and plenty of amenities, our family friendly lodge in Yosemite is the ideal place for families visiting Yosemite. 

Best Yosemite Family Lodging Options

Whether you need a two bedroom cabin or want to sleep under the stars with Evergreen Lodge’s custom camping option, we can’t wait to welcome your family to the lodge! Featuring private cottages, cabins, and even customized camping, there is room for everyone at Evergreen Lodge.

Evergreen Lodge One Bedroom Cottage in Yosemite (Kim Carroll).

One Bedroom Cottages

One bedroom cottages at Evergreen Lodge are perfect for couples and small families visiting Yosemite. These standalone cottages feature one bedroom with a king sized bed, a living room with a queen sofa bed, a gas fireplace, and private decks with beautiful nature views. One bedroom cottages at Evergreen Lodge sleep 2 – 4 guests. 

Amenities include spacious bathrooms stocked with eco-friendly bath products, Wi-Fi and an Alexa device, Keurig coffee maker and an electric kettle, a mini fridge, luxurious feather pillows, and more.

Evergreen Lodge One Room Family Cabin in Yosemite (Kim Carroll).

One Room Family Cabins

One room family cabins at Evergreen Lodge are ideal for smaller and budget conscious families, featuring one large room with a queen size bed and a set of bunk beds. One room family cabins at Evergreen Lodge sleep up to 4 guests.

These cabins were built in the 1930s and have retained their knotted-pine mountain charm, with thoughtful updates like a private bathroom with a shower, an air conditioner, Wi-Fi and an Alexa device, mini fridge, eco-friendly bath products, and more to make your stay convenient.

Two-bedroom family cabin in Yosemite at Evergreen Lodge (Kim Carroll).

Two Bedroom Family Cabins

The largest accommodations at Evergreen Lodge are the two bedroom family cabins, sleeping up to 6 guests. These cabins feature two bedrooms, one with a king and the other with two twin beds, plus a queen sofa bed in the living room. These spacious family cabins also feature a private deck and have separate living and sleeping areas, giving parents the opportunity to stay up and enjoy Yosemite after putting the little ones to bed. 

Amenities in the two bedroom family cabins at Evergreen Lodge include a spacious bathroom with a shower and tub, an in-room air conditioning unit, Wi-Fi and an Alexa device, feather pillows, eco-friendly bath products, and more. Cabins do not have kitchens, as there is no cooking allowed in or around the cabins or at our custom campsites.

Yosemite camping at Evergreen Lodge.

Custom Camping Alternative

Want to try camping without the hassle of packing in and setting up your campsite? Let Evergreen Lodge take care of it for you. With our custom Yosemite camping package, guests arrive to a fully furnished and set up campsite – no mallets or stakes required! Couples Tents feature a queen foam mattress, while Family Tents feature a queen and two twin foam mattresses. These mesh-top tents let you fall asleep under the beautiful trees and stars. 

Amenities include sleeping bags and liners, pillows, towels and toiletries, camping chairs, a bear box, and a lantern. All campers have access to our bathhouse and all of the lodge’s facilities, including delicious on-site dining.

Kids crafts at Evergreen Lodge in Yosemite National Park (Kim Carroll).

Family Friendly Amenities

Evergreen Lodge offers a host of family friendly amenities, including a daily activities calendar, fun water amenities, outdoor games, guided hikes, and the lodge’s famous nightly s’mores by the fire. 

  • Enjoy the Main Plaza’s large Sun Deck, with space to read, relax, play a game, or stargaze
  • Kids love the play areas around the property, especially the plaza play area that features a sandbox with toys and three Native American Miwok teepees (also called Umachas), made from fallen trees on the property
  • Follow the lodge’s nature trail to explore the forest surrounding the lodge to learn about the area’s wildlife and natural history
  • Bring the family together with a game of life size outdoor Chess and Connect 4, located in Kolana Village
  • Go above and beyond with a Yosemite flight tour, flying high above the Sierras and Yosemite National Park in an expertly-piloted aircraft

With seven villages scattered across 20 wooded acres, there’s so much to discover while you’re here. From thick Manzanita forests to mountain vistas, explore beautiful corners of the property on our Nature Trail or the Historic Scavenger Hunt. No matter what your family loves to do, Evergreen Lodge is here to help you craft the family trip of your dreams!