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

Description

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.


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Amenities

  • 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

Reviews


Irene S.
October 21, 2019
We loved staying at this house. It has everything one could possibly need. And, as previously stated in other reviews, the kitchen is very well stocked with dishes, utensils and cookware. The house was very clean, and the hot tub was just wonderful. We tend to be more simple in our decorating taste and did find the decorating with soooooo much bear themed things to be a bit over-the-top. There are some beautiful pieces of photography that were dwarfed by all the other bear-a-phenailia. We would happily recommend Scenic Wonders and Bear Crossing to others.

Camille C.
October 9, 2019
This is a wonderful cabin. Fully appointed and very cozy. Highly recommended.

Emma H.
October 6, 2019
We had a very nice time and appreciated that the kitchen was well-equipped - esp the fancy microwave and toaster! We used some of the foil and parchment paper for cooking, and the assortment of spices was nice, even though we had brought some of our own. having some saran wrap and small plastic baggies would have been a plus for packing lunches, etc. Liked that the towels were large thick ones. We set the thermostat at 60 but the upstairs was quite warm so we simultaneously ran the dining room fan. It would be nice to have two large garbage cans in the kitchen/dining area to make it easier to separate recyclables from waste.

Chloe G.
September 25, 2019
Magnifique maison où nous avons passé 2 nuits. Maison avec beaucoup de charme et très bien équipée. Je recommande

Holly D.
August 27, 2019
It was such a wonderful cabin! I really appreciated the owner’s attention to detail and her beautiful decorating. I also really enjoy quilts so having those was such a bonus. Thank you so much, Holly

Juli F.
August 22, 2019
The place was great. We appreciated all the attention to detail in this unit.

Marie-Cecile L.
August 12, 2019
fabulous

Huijuan Y.
July 6, 2019
We had great time staying in Bear Crossing. It’s very clean and cozy. The kitchen really has everything we need, very convenient and impressive!

Briseida L.
June 23, 2019
Good love the place

Deborah B.
June 26, 2019
The house was adorable and very clean. Wonderful location just 45 minutes from Yosemite Valley. Really cute interior furnishings and every implement in the kitchen was there. Very homey and comfortable.

Caroline B.
April 27, 2019
Great house, fully equipped, even with wi-fi which wasn’t included in the description. BBQ and hot tub much appreciated after a day in Yosemite park. Excellent stay even if we didn’t see any bears ????. Maybe just a thing to change: the photo and description of outside is slightly misleading as it really gives the impression the house is very isolated in the middle of the forest, which is not the case.

Milagros Codera A.
April 21, 2019
Lovely place in the middle of the forest. Fully equioped, included hot tab. Just small remark . The shower shoule be removable to avoid women's hair to ver wet

Lou B.
April 4, 2019
Clean place and very well stocked with everything you need

Chazz S.
February 13, 2019
Everything that should have been provided was and everything was just so easy! The whole experience was hassle free and everyone was very helpful and involved. 10/10 would recommend

ALEX Y.
January 21, 2019
Small cozy, clean place. Feels like home.

Greg S.
January 13, 2019
It was a wonderful time the cabin was great

Katia N.
December 29, 2018
Our stay was fantastic! We loved the lights on outside the cabin, the hot tub heated, and the cabin warm as we arrived from skiing on our first day there. The cabin had everything we needed and was beautifully decorated. The big windows and seeing the stars and trees at night and in the morning was magnificent. Very beautiful, quiet, and peaceful location. Thank you for helping our family have such a special time in a very special place. We loved it!

Robin G.
December 26, 2018
The cabin was lovely, very well stocked with everything we needed. The location was wonderful. We had an amazing Christmas!

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.