CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: We are OPEN for business.  Our team has been briefed on the additional measures and new protocols, is abreast of the latest news and information from local and national health authorities. All employees are required to engage in frequent hand washing and social distancing measures, plus sanitization procedures.

Governor Newsom's Executive Order N-33-20, and associated guidance of the California Public Health Officer, continue to apply statewide.  These advise Californians to avoid traveling long distances for vacation or pleasure as much as possible.  This is to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Do not travel if you are sick, or if someone in your household has had coronavirus in the last two weeks.  Do not travel with someone who is sick.

You can find the steps we have taken to safeguard the health of our guests, by clicking here.

Yosemite National Park is OPEN! Some services and facilities are limited, and shuttles are not operating. Reservations will be required to drive into Yosemite beginning May 21, 2021. Please visit the following website to make day use reservations: Yosemite National Park Ticketed Entry


Welcome to Buck Meadows Lodge

Buck Meadows Lodge

Welcome to The Buck Meadows Lodge; located only 12 miles from Yosemite National Park in the small town of Buck Meadows on Highway 120, east of Groveland. The Buck Meadows Lodge offers clean and comfortable motel rooms for the budget-minded traveler visiting Yosemite. We are the last major road stop before entering Yosemite National Park heading east on Highway 120 on Big Oak Flat Road.

Amenities at the Buck Meadows Lodge

The Buck Meadows Lodge is located adjacent to its larger sister property, The Yosemite Westgate Lodge. Our roadside motel property offers rooms with 2 queen size beds, single queens, and 2 quaint cabins with king size bedding. All of our rooms are air-conditioned and offer comfortable beds, 32-inch color LCD TVs with DirectTV/HBO, Keurig coffee makers, alarm clocks, full baths, and hairdryers making for perfect budget accommodations while visiting Yosemite. Guests of The Buck Meadows Lodge have access to the Yosemite Westgate Lodge's seasonal pool, spa, playground, and laundry facilities.

Buck Meadows Accommodations

The Lodge offers unique guest rooms and with high demand during the summer, we advise booking in advance. Attached to the Lodge, you will find the Lucky Buck Cafe--An American roadside diner that offers hearty meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner (seasonal). You can visit the website for the restaurant at

If you are looking for simple, clean and comfortable rooms, and are traveling on a budget, book your stay today at The Buck Meadows Lodge. We look forward to hosting you.

The Buck Meadows Lodge is operated by its adjacent sister property, The Yosemite Westgate Lodge. When you check-in, please come to the main lobby at the Yosemite Westgate Lodge. If you are looking for more upscale accommodations, please visit

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Our Location Located Only 12 Miles From The
Yosemite National Park

Explore Our Hotel

The Lodge only offers comfortable rooms and demand during the summer is extreme so we advise booking in advance. Attached to the Lodge, you will find the Buck Meadows Restaurant an America roadside diner which offers hearty home cooked meals from breakfast, lunch, and dinner (seasonal).

Our Guest Rooms Buck Meadows Lodge offers clean and comfortable motel
rooms for the budget minded traveler visiting Yosemite.


When traveling to top tourist destinations in California, we've got you covered!
Stay at either of our hotels at the Westgate or Southgate when travelling to Yosemite National Park. If you are planning on visiting the California Coast, stay at the quaint Stage Coach Lodge which is located in Downtown Monterey.
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Lucky Buck Cafe


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