What is a "YURT"?

YurtA yurt is a portable, fabric-covered, wood lattice-framed dwelling structure traditionally used by nomads in the steppes of Central Asia. A yurt is, as you can see by the pictures below, more home-like in shape and build, with thicker walls than that of a tent.

William Kent Campgound, Lake Tahoe, CA Fallen Leaf Campgound, Lake Tahoe, CA
Redwood Meadow Campgound, Sequoia, CA Quaking Aspen Campgound, Sequoia, CA