Bear Crossing

2592 Van Campen Way, Wawona, CA 95389
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Accomodates 8
  • Bathrooms 1.5
  • Lofts 1
Bear Crossing
Bear Crossing
Bear Crossing
Bear Crossing
Bear Crossing
Bear Crossing
Bear Crossing
Bear Crossing
Bear Crossing
Bear Crossing
Bear Crossing
Bear Crossing
Bear Crossing


Come stay in our light filled 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath (shower only), open floor plan and vaulted ceiling, home, with WIFI 6mps, and free domestic long distant calls. It is situated in the charming and historic community of Wawona, Yosemite National Park. Enter the house to see two stories of windows beautifully framning National Park mature forest. Enjoy the Yosemite themed art and quilts throughout the house.
Our contemporary mountain home offers the best of both worlds – staying in Yosemite, yet, away from the crowds. You will definitely want to see Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point and possibly Tuolume Meadows too. But, don't miss what is out your back door or just a few miles away. The largest (about 500 trees) grove of mature giant sequoias, the Mariposa Grove, is just 7 miles away via free shuttle service.
This is a pet friendly cabin, $25 per pet fee. Washer & Dryer: New Large Capacity
Everyday you can chose between world class Yosemite sites or exploring “Secret Yosemite” sites off the beaten path by hiking out our back door. Wawona has many swimming holes, several naural waterslides that kids love, and two beloved, easy hikes – The Meadow Loop and The Swinging Bridge. To easily access wilderness, that few do, just go out our back door. Google Secret Yosemite Wawona, South Fork of the Merced Wild and Scenic Recreation Corridor or Best California Swimming Holes on the Chilnuala Falls Trail (pick up Timothy H. Joyce's book , Swimming Holes of California for descriptions and directions to often private swimming holes – some within only a 15 minute hike and/or boulder scramble. Please always use recommended precautions to hike and swim safely.
Other nearby attractions that are within 1 – 2 miles include a Yosemite Visitor Center, the histotric Wawona Hotel and it's unique dining room, Wawona Hotel lobby with popular pianist and vocalist Tom Bopp, the Wawona Golf Course, the Wawona Library, specializing in Yosemite books and history, the Yosemite Pioneer History Center, the Wawona School Playground and the Wawona stables. There is a local gas station and two markets to pick up last minute groceries or sundries. Note: hours and services vary throughout the year.
At home, enjoy our 6 person hot tub, wrap around deck and large outdoor gas barbeque, while listening to nearby cascading waterfalls (winter, spring, early summer). There is plenty of room for kids to run and play on park property right off your deck where deer, fawns and squirrels are frequently seen. Watch for the less commonly seen coyote, woodpeckers or blue herons by the house or just a few minute walk to the creek or river. Go exploring!
The loft with a queen bed is over the kitchen with views out the many windows as well as overlooking views of the living and dining rooms. Their is also a bedroom with two twin beds, a washer and dryer and a half bath upstairs.
The master bedroom has a queen size bed, and is downstairs along with a bathroom with shower.
Pets Considered: Yes
Dryer: New Large Capacity Dryer
Washer: New Large Capacity Washer
Other Amenities: Enjoy the picture windows that perfectly frame the evergreen forest. This beautiful home is acutally inside Yosemite National Park just a ¼ mile from a Wilderness Trailhead, just a few hundred yards from a peaceful creek and wild and scenic river with many informal trails. Bear-Crossing is decorated with many hand-made quilts as well as other interesting art. Enjoy our books and maps as you plan your activities for the upcoming day.
Parking: Spacious area for up to 4 cars.
Telephone: landline available. long distance not provided.
Heating: Downstairs propane wall heater. Upstairs ceiling fans distribute heat nicely. Space heater also available.
We do not charge cleaning fees or reservation fees and do not require a security deposit.


  • Bedrooms 2
  • Lofts 1
  • People allowed 8
  • Bathrooms 1.5
  • Dish Network Satellite TV
  • Fast Wi-Fi, Netflix for movies
  • Wood burning fireplace
  • Long distance calling in US
  • Jacuzzi Hot Tub
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Pet Friendly, approval needed
  • Propane BBQ
  • No Air Conditioning
  • Parking for 2 cars


Elizabeth F R.
October 31, 2018
We loved our time at Bear Crossing! Check in was so easy. The cabin was warm and welcoming when we arrived. It was a great location for a home base as we explored Yosemite. Best stocked kitchen I have ever experienced in a rental. Made it so easy to prepare meals. Beds were comfortable. Great to have a washer/dryer, too. Helped us to pack less as we traveled across the country from Florida. The view out of the windows has been marred a bit with all the trees that have been cut down (it was not how it looked in the pictures we had seen online). It was not the most scenic place to look out on. But that is not within the purview of Scenic Wonders, and was not a serious negative. And true to the description, we did watch deer grazing right outside the cabin. Really fun for my daughter to see. We loved the hiking trails that were accessible by foot from the cabin. One night we discovered the games and had a family game night with a fire. It was the perfect place for our family. We would highly recommend both Scenic Wonders and Bear Crossing. In fact, we already have!

María del Carmen .
September 12, 2018
The place was just perfect. Would have loved to stay longer.

Domenic D.
July 15, 2018
Nice Cabin and area. I thought the cabin was located in Yosemite West but later found it was in Wawona, that may be an Expedia error but it should be corrected for clients.

Cristian D.
July 21, 2018
Muy buena casa. Bien ubicada y equipada para disfrutar unas vacaciones en Yosemite

Alex B.
July 9, 2018
Overall we had a great time. The house combined comfort with character and was well situated for both local trails and those further afield. The only downside was the temperature as it got hot during the day. We found a nearby swimming spot (swing bridge) but it was too late to take advantage of it. It would be a good idea to make guests aware of this in the house information pack.

Steven R.
June 2, 2018
We stayed at Bear Crossing last year at Christmass it was great. So we wanted to try it in the summer it was great also.