Nov
15
7:00 AM07:00

Yosemite National Park- Campground Reservations

Reservations for Yosemite campgrounds for arrival dates between March 15 through April 14 will become available on November 15 at 7 a.m. PT.

Reservations are required all year for Yosemite Valley's car campgrounds and summer through fall for Hodgdon Meadow, Crane Flat, Wawona, and half of Tuolumne Meadows. Campground reservations are available in blocks of one month at a time, up to five months in advance, on the 15th of each month at 7 am Pacific time. Be aware that nearly all reservations for the months of May through September and for some other weekends are filled the first day they become available, usually within seconds or minutes after 7 am!

Park Entrance Fee: $35

Campground Fees: reservable campgrounds have a daily fee of $12-$26 (see more information by clicking "Campground Information")
 

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Nov
15
to May 1

Yosemite National Park- Backcountry Permits

Wilderness permit reservations are processed by lottery 168 days in advance of the hiking start date. You can fax your reservation application 169 days in advance for consideration the next day. The deadline for the lottery is at 7:30 am Pacific time, 168 days in advance. Since reservations are awarded by lottery, it doesn't matter what time we receive your application, as long as it's not more than 169 days in advance and not later than 7:30 am Pacific time, 168 days in advance.

Reservations for Yosemite backcountry include backcountry visitation starting from or traveling to: Aspen Valley, Beehive Meadows, Bridalviel Creek, Cathedral Lakes, Chilnualna Falls, Glacier Point to Illilouette Falls, Glacier Point to Little Yosemite Valley, Glen Aulin, backcountry access starting from Happy Isles, Lukens Lake, Lyell Canyon, Mather Ranger Station, May Lake, McGurk Meadow, Mirror Lake, Mono Meadow, Mono Pass, Murphy Creek, Nelson Lake, Old Big Oak Flat Road, Ostrander, Glacier Point, Taft Point, Porcupine Creek, Rancheria Falls, Smith Peak, Sunrise Lakes, Tamarack Creek, Ten Lakes, White Wolf Campground, Yosemite Creek, Yosemite Falls, Young Lakes

You can also speak to a wilderness ranger by calling (209) 372-0826 (Monday through Friday, 9 am to noon and 1 to 4:30 pm, from March through early October).

Park entrance fee: $35

Transaction fee: $5

Permit fee: $5/person

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Dec
15
7:00 AM07:00

Yosemite National Park- Campground Reservations

Reservations for Yosemite campgrounds for arrival dates between April 15 through May 14 will become available on December 15 at 7 a.m. PT.

Reservations are required all year for Yosemite Valley's car campgrounds and summer through fall for Hodgdon Meadow, Crane Flat, Wawona, and half of Tuolumne Meadows. Campground reservations are available in blocks of one month at a time, up to five months in advance, on the 15th of each month at 7 am Pacific time. Be aware that nearly all reservations for the months of May through September and for some other weekends are filled the first day they become available, usually within seconds or minutes after 7 am!

Park Entrance Fee: $35

Campground Fees: reservable campgrounds have a daily fee of $12-$26 (see more information by clicking "Campground Information")
 

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Jan
1
to Jun 1

John Muir Trail Permits

If you are flexible on the start date for your trip, you can submit one application for a wide range of dates. [300 kb PDF] This is only for John Muir Trail Hikers (exiting Yosemite over Donohue Pass). 

The trail is 211 miles long and runs (mostly in conjunction with the PCT) from Yosemite Valley to Mt Whitney, in California. Winding through the famed Sierra Nevada, the JMT visits some of the crown jewels of America’s park system: Yosemite, John Muir and Ansel Adams Wildernesses, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks. The John Muir Trail section of the Pacific Crest Trail will mark you forever.

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Jan
1
to Dec 2

Fish Creek Campground, Glacier National Park

Fish Creek Campground is the second largest campground in Glacier National Park, and one of two campgrounds that takes reservations.

The campground is located on the western side of the park at an elevation of nearly 3,500 feet; this area of the park generally receives the most rainfall.

Reservations must be made 3 Day(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance. Peak season ranges from June 1 through September 3. *the deadlines in our system reflect the 6 month advance window from the start of season to the end of the booking window.

Facilities: The campground is large with 178 campsites. The sites are relatively spread apart and provide privacy for both RV and tent campers. Potable water is accessible in the campground, and restroom facilities have flush toilets and sinks with running water.

Information:  (406) 888-7800

Park entrance fee: $30

Campsite fee: $23/day

Reservation fee: $10, nonrefundable

Cancellations: $10 service fee

 

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Jan
1
to Jan 31

The Wave

On January 1, 2019, permits for visitation of The Wave during May 2019 will become available.

Ten permits are issued on-line and ten via a walk in lottery that normally occurs the day before the permit is valid. You can apply up to four months in advance of your trip date. 

Information: (435) 688-3200.

Application fee: $5

Permit fee: $7.00 per person per day; $7.00 per dog per day

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Jan
1
to Feb 28

Inyo National Forest- Backcountry Permits

In Inyo National Forest, most trails can be reserved 6 months in advance. However, a lottery is held for the most popular Mt. Whitney permits. Reservations can be made until two days before the trip if space is still available. Space from canceled reservations is returned to the reservation calendar within 24 hours (at a random time). One day before the entry date any remaining space is made available for walk in permit requests. No online or phone orders for walk in permits.

Trailheads encompassed in Inyo National Forest Wilderness Permits: Baxter Pass (JMT), Beck Lake, Big Pine Creek North Fork, Big Pine Creek South Fork, Bishop Pass (JMT), Convict Creek, Cottonwood Lakes Cottonwood Pass (PCT), Deer Lakes, Duck Pass (JMT), Fern Lake, Fish Creek, Gable Lakes, George Creek - Mt. Williamson George Lake, Gibbs Lake, Glacier Canyon, Golden Trout Lakes (Onion Valley), Haiwee Pass (PCT), High Trail –PCT (JMT), Hilton Lakes, Horton Lakes, Italy Pass (Pine Creek), John Muir Trail North of Devils Postpile (JMT), John Muir Trail South of Devils Postpile (JMT), Kearsarge Pass (JMT), Kennedy Meadows South (PCT) Lakes Canyon, Lamarck Lakes, Laurel Lakes, Little Lakes Valley, Lundy Canyon, Mt. Whitney Zone (Day Use- any route, Mt. Whitney Trail (Overnight) (JMT), Mt Whitney -Trail Crest Exit (reserve with entry trail), McGee Pass, Meysan Lake, Minaret Lake, Mono Pass (JMT) (Rock Creek), North Fork Lone Pine Creek, Olancha Pass (PCT), Parker Lake, Pine Creek Pass (JMT)m, Piute Pass (North Lake) (JMT), Red Cones - Mammoth Pass (JMT), Red Lake (Split Mt), River Trail (JMT) (Agnew Meadow), Rush Creek (JMT) (Silver Lake), Sabrina Lake, Saddlebag Lake, Sawmill Pass (JMT), Shadow Creek (JMT) (Agnew Meadow), Shepherd Pass (JMT), Taboose Pass (JMT), Tamarack Lakes, Trail Pass, Treasure Lakes - South Lake, Tuttle Creek, Tyee Lakes, Upper Buttermilk, Valentine Lake, Warren Fork, Wildrose, Yost and Fern Lake (June Lake) 

When do I need a wilderness permit in Inyo National Forest:

  • Specific trail quotas apply from May 1 to November 1 for most areas.
  • All overnight /multi-night trips in the Ansel Adams, John Muir, Hoover, or Golden Trout wilderness or that start in Inyo National Forest and will travel in Yosemite, Sequoia or Kings Canyon Wilderness require a wilderness permit.

Group size limits apply year round:

  • Groups are limited to fifteen (15) people in most wilderness areas.
  • Some areas of Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks limit the group size to eight (8) to twelve (12) depending on the area you will visit. 
  • Groups on separate permits cannot combine if the total number of people will exceed the group size limit.

Information about your permit:

  • Reservations cannot be transferred.
  • Pick up your permit when you arrive, instructions are in confirmation letter.
  • Only the group leader or listed alternate leader can pick up or use the permit.
  • Confirm your group size or pick up your permit by 10 am on the entry date or the reservation will be canceled as a No Show. Please confirm group size one or two weeks before your trip to hold the reservation for late arrival.
  • No refunds for transactions completed less than 22 days before the entry date.

Inyo National Forest wilderness permit office phone line (760) 873-2483 is open 8:00 am to 4:30 pm daily in summer. 

Transaction fee: $10 per group, nonrefundable

Permit fee: $5 per person if you are not entering Whitney Zone; $15 per person if you are entering the whitney zone

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Jan
1
to Dec 1

St. Mary Campground, Glacier National Park

St. Mary Campground is the largest campground on the east side of Glacier National Park. The campground sits near the entrance to two popular scenic byways: Going-to-the-Sun Road and Logan Pass. St. Mary Campground is located on the east side of the park, which boasts some of the best trails available for day hiking. Trailheads start at a higher elevation than those on the west side, so less ascent is required to reach scenic vistas. 

Campground length of stay is limited to 14 days.

Facilities: Potable water is accessible in the campground, and restroom facilities provide flush toilets and sinks with running water. A couple of miles down the road and outside the park, visitors will find all the comforts of home, including restaurants, gift shops, camp stores, gas and groceries.

Reservations must be made 3 Day(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Information: (406)732-7708

Park entrance fee: $30

Campsite fee: $23/day

Service fee: $10, nonrefundable

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Jan
2
to Mar 15

Backcountry Permits for Grand Teton National Park

Backcountry permits for Grand Teton National Park will be available for reservation from January 2, 2019 to March 15, 2019.

Permits are required for all overnight trips. To minimize the impact on park resources, backcountry permits are limited. One-third of all backcountry campsites and all of the group sites may be reserved in advance, online, beginning the first Wednesday in January through May 15. The earlier you reserve your permit, the better chance you will have of getting the permit you want. The remaining sites are filled on a first-come, first-served basis in person at park permit offices no more than one day before the trip begins.

Permit Fee: A $45 non-refundable processing fee is required for each permit reserved.

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Jan
15
7:00 AM07:00

Yosemite National Park- Campground Reservations

Reservations for Yosemite campgrounds for arrival dates between May 15 through June 14 will become available on January 15 at 7 a.m. PT.

Reservations are required all year for Yosemite Valley's car campgrounds and summer through fall for Hodgdon Meadow, Crane Flat, Wawona, and half of Tuolumne Meadows. Campground reservations are available in blocks of one month at a time, up to five months in advance, on the 15th of each month at 7 am Pacific time. Be aware that nearly all reservations for the months of May through September and for some other weekends are filled the first day they become available, usually within seconds or minutes after 7 am!

Park Entrance Fee: $35

Campground Fees: reservable campgrounds have a daily fee of $12-$26 (see more information by clicking "Campground Information")
 

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Feb
1
to Mar 15

Mount Whitney Lottery

The Mt Whitney Lottery will start on Feb. 1, 2018.


Lottery applications for the 2019 season are accepted on-line from Feb 1, 2019 to Mar 15, 2019 (midnight Eastern Time). Lottery results will be available on March 24th. 

Please submit only one application per group. 

Trips sponsored by organizations or commercial groups must contact the Inyo National Forest wilderness permit office before applying for a Mt. Whitney permit. 


Fees: No Refunds
Transaction Fee: One application may list up to 15 trip choices and 3 alternate leaders for one $10.00 fee. 
Reservation Fee: Lottery winners must pay a $15.00 per person reservation fee by April 30, 2018 to claim any awarded date. Unclaimed dates will be canceled. 
Seasonal trail information, Lottery Tips & Statistics, can be found here

  • Applications are entered on-line, February 1 through March 15, until midnight Eastern Time.
  • After March 15, all the applications are processed in one lottery.
  • April 1 all remaining space opens for web reservations.
  • April 1- April 30: Accept or decline dates won in the lottery. Complete trip information and pay the $15 per person reservation fee to claim your reservation.
  • April 30: Deadline to accept and pay reservation fee is midnight Eastern Time, or the reservation will be canceled.
  • May 1, all remaining unclaimed dates are canceled and released for web reservations.
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Feb
1
to Feb 28

The Wave

On February 1, 2019, permits for visitation of The Wave during June 2019 will become available.

Ten permits are issued on-line and ten via a walk in lottery that normally occurs the day before the permit is valid. You can apply up to four months in advance of your trip date. 

Information: (435) 688-3200.

Application fee: $5

Permit fee: $7.00 per person per day; $7.00 per dog per day

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Feb
1
7:00 AM07:00

Havasupai

Campground reservations for all of 2019 (February 1 to November 30) will begin on February 1, 2019 at 8:00 AM Arizona Time.

The campground is a "camp wherever you want" campground running for over a mile on both sides of Havasu Creek between Havasu Falls and Mooney Falls in the Grand Canyon.

There is a maximum of 4 Days / 3 Nights per reservation. You are welcome to make multiple back-to-back reservations to extend your stay if those dates are still available (however, there are no refunds on any resulting pricing differences).

While pricing for 2019 may change, pricing for 2018 was as follows and includes all necessary permits, fees, and taxes:
One Person, 2 Days / 1 Night: $140.56
One Person, 3 Days / 2 Nights: $171.12
One Person, 4 Days / 3 Nights: $201.67

Weekend nights (Friday, Saturday, Sunday), Holiday weekday nights (February 19, May 28, July 4, September 3, October 8), and Spring Break weekday nights (March 5-8 and 19-22) are an additional $18.34 per night.

All reservations are paid in full at the time the reservation is made and are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE.

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Feb
15
to Mar 2

The Enchantments

The Enchantment Permit Area is divided into five permit zones:

  • Core Enchantment Zone 
  • Snow Lake Zone 
  • Colchuck Lake Zone 
  • Stuart Lake Zone 
  • Eightmile/Caroline Zone

A pre-season lottery is held February 15 through March 2 of each year to allocate the majority of permits.  Following the pre-season lottery, remaining permits are available on a first come, first served basis through the recreation.gov advance reservation system. A small number of permits are available on an unreserved daily walk-in basis.

The lottery process is a TWO step process:

  1. During the advanced lottery, the applicant must select an entry date and location and pay the $10 non-refundable application fee.
  2. After March 14, applicants must return to Recreation.gov and login to their account to determine the results of the lottery. Successful applicants must provide an exit date and number of persons in the party (up to 8 maximum) and pay for their permit ($5 per person/per day) by March 31, 2018, 11:59 p.m. PT. One alternate group leader may be selected.

Transaction fees: $10 nonrefundable

Permit fees: $5 per person per day

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Feb
15
7:00 AM07:00

Yosemite National Park- Campground Reservations

Reservations for Yosemite campgrounds for arrival dates between June 15 through July 14 will become available on February 15 at 7 a.m. PT.

Reservations are required all year for Yosemite Valley's car campgrounds and summer through fall for Hodgdon Meadow, Crane Flat, Wawona, and half of Tuolumne Meadows. Campground reservations are available in blocks of one month at a time, up to five months in advance, on the 15th of each month at 7 am Pacific time. Be aware that nearly all reservations for the months of May through September and for some other weekends are filled the first day they become available, usually within seconds or minutes after 7 am!

Park Entrance Fee: $35

Campground Fees: reservable campgrounds have a daily fee of $12-$26 (see more information by clicking "Campground Information")
 

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Mar
1
to Mar 31

The Wave

On March 1, 2019, permits for visitation of The Wave during July 2019 will become available.

Ten permits are issued on-line and ten via a walk in lottery that normally occurs the day before the permit is valid. You can apply up to four months in advance of your trip date. 

Information: (435) 688-3200.

Application fee: $5

Permit fee: $7.00 per person per day; $7.00 per dog per day

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Mar
1
to Mar 31

Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Forest- Backcountry Permits

From May 25th - September 22nd, wilderness permits are required for all overnight trips in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks' wilderness. Applications will be accepted begining March 1st at 12:01am Pacific Time. While wilderness permits are often reserved quickly after March 1, permits may be reserved at least 2 weeks ahead of time.

This includes permits beginning at: Cedar Grove and Road's End, Grant Grove, Lodgepole and Giant Forest, the Foothills, and Mineral King Valley.

Wilderness Permit Applications must be filled out electronically, attached as a .pdf, and emailed to seki_wilderness_reservations@nps.gov.

Transaction Fee: $10

Permit Fee: $5/person

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Mar
1
to Apr 1

Backcountry Permits for Large Groups, Glacier National Park

Backcountry permits in Glacier National Park for large groups (9-12 campers) will become available for reservation on March 1, 2019. Reservations are available for trips with starting dates of June 15 - September 30.

  • First-come, first-served reservation processing.
  • Reservation requests accepted up to seven (7) days prior to trip start date.
  • There is a limit of 16 miles per day on advance reservations.

Administrative fee: $10; nonrefundable

Permit fee: $30; nonrefundable

** please note you will be charged the full $40 upon submitting an application. If you do not receive a backcountry permit, the fulfilled trip request fee will be refunded.

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Mar
15
to Apr 1

Wonderland Trail

  • All requests received between March 15 and March 31 will be processed in random order. As in past years, Wonderland Trail reservation requests may not be accepted after April 1 depending on the number of reservation requests received for the Wonderland Trail in this initial two week period. Park rangers will begin processing reservation requests on April 1.
  • Reservation request applications cost $20 per party (1-12 people) per trip (up to 14 consecutive nights). Applicants must pay the non-refundableapplication fee and obtain a confirmation code before submitting a reservation request.

Transaction fee: $20, nonrefundable, regardless of whether or not you receive a wilderness reservation

Permit fee: If chosen, no additional wilderness reservation fee is due

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Mar
15
12:01 AM00:01

Backcountry Permits Small Groups, Glacier National Park

Backcountry permits in Glacier National Park for small groups (1-8 campers) will become available for reservation on March 15, 2019. Reservations are available for trips with starting dates of June 15 - September 30.

  • First-come, first-served reservation processing.
  • Reservation requests accepted up to seven (7) days prior to trip start date.
  • There is a limit of 16 miles per day on advance reservations.

Administrative fee: $10; nonrefundable

Permit fee: $30; nonrefundable

** please note you will be charged the full $40 upon submitting an application. If you do not receive a backcountry permit, the fulfilled trip request fee will be refunded.

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Mar
15
7:00 AM07:00

Yosemite National Park- Campground Reservations

Reservations for Yosemite campgrounds for arrival dates between July 15 through August 14 will become available on March 15 at 7 a.m. PT.

Reservations are required all year for Yosemite Valley's car campgrounds and summer through fall for Hodgdon Meadow, Crane Flat, Wawona, and half of Tuolumne Meadows. Campground reservations are available in blocks of one month at a time, up to five months in advance, on the 15th of each month at 7 am Pacific time. Be aware that nearly all reservations for the months of May through September and for some other weekends are filled the first day they become available, usually within seconds or minutes after 7 am!

Park Entrance Fee: $35

Campground Fees: reservable campgrounds have a daily fee of $12-$26 (see more information by clicking "Campground Information")
 

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Apr
1
to Apr 30

The Wave

On April 1, 2019, permits for visitation of The Wave during August 2019 will become available.

Ten permits are issued on-line and ten via a walk in lottery that normally occurs the day before the permit is valid. You can apply up to four months in advance of your trip date. 

Information: (435) 688-3200.

Application fee: $5

Permit fee: $7.00 per person per day; $7.00 per dog per day

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Apr
15
7:00 AM07:00

Yosemite National Park- Campground Reservations

Reservations for Yosemite campgrounds for arrival dates between August 15 through September 14 will become available on April 15 at 7 a.m. PT.

Reservations are required all year for Yosemite Valley's car campgrounds and summer through fall for Hodgdon Meadow, Crane Flat, Wawona, and half of Tuolumne Meadows. Campground reservations are available in blocks of one month at a time, up to five months in advance, on the 15th of each month at 7 am Pacific time. Be aware that nearly all reservations for the months of May through September and for some other weekends are filled the first day they become available, usually within seconds or minutes after 7 am!

Park Entrance Fee: $35

Campground Fees: reservable campgrounds have a daily fee of $12-$26 (see more information by clicking "Campground Information")
 

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May
15
7:00 AM07:00

Yosemite National Park- Campground Reservations

Reservations for Yosemite campgrounds for arrival dates between September 15 through October 14 will become available on May 15 at 7 a.m. PT.

Reservations are required all year for Yosemite Valley's car campgrounds and summer through fall for Hodgdon Meadow, Crane Flat, Wawona, and half of Tuolumne Meadows. Campground reservations are available in blocks of one month at a time, up to five months in advance, on the 15th of each month at 7 am Pacific time. Be aware that nearly all reservations for the months of May through September and for some other weekends are filled the first day they become available, usually within seconds or minutes after 7 am!

Park Entrance Fee: $35

Campground Fees: reservable campgrounds have a daily fee of $12-$26 (see more information by clicking "Campground Information")
 

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Jun
1
7:00 AM07:00

Fossil Creek

Permits for Fossil Creek, Arizona will be available on June 1, 2019 for access in July 2019.

Advance permits are required to park a vehicle within the Fossil Creek Permit Area from April 1 through October 1. During this season and dependent on availability, a maximum of one permit per person per calendar month may be reserved (one permit = one day). Permits are made available one month ahead of time, on the first of the month. The permit allows parking for one vehicle only at one of nine designated parking lots. The maximum vehicle length is 22 feet. All persons listed on the permit must be accommodated inside the vehicle with a legal seatbelt on. The permit guarantees a parking space within the specified parking lot, but specific parking space assignments are not made. Parking spaces are occupied on a first-come, first-served basis.

Fees: Non-refundable
Reservation fee: One Vehicle: $10.00 non-refundable

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Jun
5
to Jul 1

Zion National Park [Canyoneering Permits]

On June 5, 2019 canyoneering permits will become available for all trips occurring in Zion National Park during the month of August. Advance reservations are available up to 3 months in advance.

On the fifth day of every month at 10:00 am MT, reservations for the next month become available. If they are still available, they can be made until 5:00 pm MT on the day before your trip.

Transaction Fees: $5.00 non-refundable fee for an online calendar reservation
Reservation Fees: $15.00 - 1-2 people, $20.00 - 3-7 people, $25.00 - 8-12 people

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Jun
5
10:00 AM10:00

Zion National Park [Backpacking Permits]

On June 5, 2019 reservations for backpacking trips in Zion National Park during the month of August will open.

Reservations are available online during a three month time frame. On the fifth day of every month at 10:00 am MT, reservations for the next month become available. If they are still available, they can be made until 5:00 pm MT on the day before your trip.

Fees: Nonrefundable
Transaction Fee: $5
Reservation Fee: there is an additional charge for a permit that is determined by the size of your group. $15.00 - 1-2 people, $20.00 - 3-7 people, $25.00 - 8-12 people.

For more information on where you can backpack in Zion National Park, click here. 
*Please note that Kolob Canyons will be closed until December.

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Jun
15
7:00 AM07:00

Yosemite National Park- Campground Reservations

Reservations for Yosemite campgrounds for arrival dates between October 15 through November 14 will become available on June 15 at 7 a.m. PT.

Reservations are required all year for Yosemite Valley's car campgrounds and summer through fall for Hodgdon Meadow, Crane Flat, Wawona, and half of Tuolumne Meadows. Campground reservations are available in blocks of one month at a time, up to five months in advance, on the 15th of each month at 7 am Pacific time. Be aware that nearly all reservations for the months of May through September and for some other weekends are filled the first day they become available, usually within seconds or minutes after 7 am!

Park Entrance Fee: $35

Campground Fees: reservable campgrounds have a daily fee of $12-$26 (see more information by clicking "Campground Information")
 

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Oct
15
7:00 AM07:00

Yosemite National Park- Campground Reservations

Reservations for Yosemite campgrounds for arrival dates between February 15 through March 14 will become available on October 15 at 7 a.m. PT.

Reservations are required all year for Yosemite Valley's car campgrounds and summer through fall for Hodgdon Meadow, Crane Flat, Wawona, and half of Tuolumne Meadows. Campground reservations are available in blocks of one month at a time, up to five months in advance, on the 15th of each month at 7 am Pacific time. Be aware that nearly all reservations for the months of May through September and for some other weekends are filled the first day they become available, usually within seconds or minutes after 7 am!

Park Entrance Fee: $35

Campground Fees: reservable campgrounds have a daily fee of $12-$26 (see more information by clicking "Campground Information")
 

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Sep
15
7:00 AM07:00

Yosemite National Park- Campground Reservations

Reservations for Yosemite campgrounds for arrival dates between January 15 through February 14 will become available on September 15 at 7 a.m. PT.

Reservations are required all year for Yosemite Valley's car campgrounds and summer through fall for Hodgdon Meadow, Crane Flat, Wawona, and half of Tuolumne Meadows. Campground reservations are available in blocks of one month at a time, up to five months in advance, on the 15th of each month at 7 am Pacific time. Be aware that nearly all reservations for the months of May through September and for some other weekends are filled the first day they become available, usually within seconds or minutes after 7 am!

Park Entrance Fee: $35

Campground Fees: reservable campgrounds have a daily fee of $12-$26 (see more information by clicking "Campground Information")
 

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Aug
15
7:00 AM07:00

Yosemite National Park- Campground Reservations

Reservations for Yosemite campgrounds for arrival dates between October 15 through November 14 will become available on August 15 at 7 a.m. PT.

Reservations are required all year for Yosemite Valley's car campgrounds and summer through fall for Hodgdon Meadow, Crane Flat, Wawona, and half of Tuolumne Meadows. Campground reservations are available in blocks of one month at a time, up to five months in advance, on the 15th of each month at 7 am Pacific time. Be aware that nearly all reservations for the months of May through September and for some other weekends are filled the first day they become available, usually within seconds or minutes after 7 am!

Park Entrance Fee: $35

Campground Fees: reservable campgrounds have a daily fee of $12-$26 (see more information by clicking "Campground Information")
 

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Aug
1
12:30 PM12:30

Fossil Creek

Permits for Fossil Creek, Arizona will be available on August 1, 2018 for access in September 2018.

Advance permits are required to park a vehicle within the Fossil Creek Permit Area from April 1 through October 1. During this season and dependent on availability, a maximum of one permit per person per calendar month may be reserved (one permit = one day). Permits are made available one month ahead of time, on the first of the month. The permit allows parking for one vehicle only at one of nine designated parking lots. The maximum vehicle length is 22 feet. All persons listed on the permit must be accommodated inside the vehicle with a legal seatbelt on. The permit guarantees a parking space within the specified parking lot, but specific parking space assignments are not made. Parking spaces are occupied on a first-come, first-served basis.

Fees: Non-refundable
Reservation fee: One Vehicle: $10.00 non-refundable

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Jul
15
7:00 AM07:00

Yosemite National Park- Campground Reservations

Reservations for Yosemite campgrounds for arrival dates between November 15 through October 14 will become available on July 15 at 7 a.m. PT.

Reservations are required all year for Yosemite Valley's car campgrounds and summer through fall for Hodgdon Meadow, Crane Flat, Wawona, and half of Tuolumne Meadows. Campground reservations are available in blocks of one month at a time, up to five months in advance, on the 15th of each month at 7 am Pacific time. Be aware that nearly all reservations for the months of May through September and for some other weekends are filled the first day they become available, usually within seconds or minutes after 7 am!

Park Entrance Fee: $35

Campground Fees: reservable campgrounds have a daily fee of $12-$26 (see more information by clicking "Campground Information")
 

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Jul
1
7:00 AM07:00

Fossil Creek

Permits for Fossil Creek, Arizona will be available on July 1, 2018 for access in August 2018.

Advance permits are required to park a vehicle within the Fossil Creek Permit Area from April 1 through October 1. During this season and dependent on availability, a maximum of one permit per person per calendar month may be reserved (one permit = one day). Permits are made available one month ahead of time, on the first of the month. The permit allows parking for one vehicle only at one of nine designated parking lots. The maximum vehicle length is 22 feet. All persons listed on the permit must be accommodated inside the vehicle with a legal seatbelt on. The permit guarantees a parking space within the specified parking lot, but specific parking space assignments are not made. Parking spaces are occupied on a first-come, first-served basis.

Fees: Non-refundable
Reservation fee: One Vehicle: $10.00 non-refundable

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Jun
15
7:00 AM07:00

Yosemite National Park- Campground Reservations

Reservations for Yosemite campgrounds for arrival dates between October 15 through November 14 will become available on June 15 at 7 a.m. PT.

Reservations are required all year for Yosemite Valley's car campgrounds and summer through fall for Hodgdon Meadow, Crane Flat, Wawona, and half of Tuolumne Meadows. Campground reservations are available in blocks of one month at a time, up to five months in advance, on the 15th of each month at 7 am Pacific time. Be aware that nearly all reservations for the months of May through September and for some other weekends are filled the first day they become available, usually within seconds or minutes after 7 am!

Park Entrance Fee: $35

Campground Fees: reservable campgrounds have a daily fee of $12-$26 (see more information by clicking "Campground Information")
 

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May
28
12:00 PM12:00

Half Dome Permits [Yosemite National Park]

CABLES ON HALF DOME - Daily Lotteries 2018 is Now Open!

Applications Accepted until

Mon May 28 2018 (04:00 PM EDT)

Results Available (Estimated) by

Tue May 29 2018

Permit Date(s)

Wed May 30 2018



  • General Information

     
    • Permits are required 24 hours a day / 7 days a week to ascend the Sub Dome or Half Dome Cables
    • Day use permits are available only through lotteries operated by recreation.gov
    • Day use permits are not available through any office in Yosemite National Park
    • Day use permits are intended for visitors who complete the hike to Half Dome in one calendar day and do not spend a night camping in the Yosemite Wilderness
    • Overnight use permits are available at Wilderness Centers in Yosemite. For more information on overnight use go to: http://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/wildpermits.htm
    • Daily lottery applications are accepted from 12:01 AM PST to 1:00 PM PST two days in advance of the intended hiking date
    • A non-refundable application fee of $10 will be charged for each lottery application
    • Lottery applicants may request up to 6 permits
    • A $10 permit fee will be charged for each permit reserved
    • Multiple applications by the same person to the same lottery will be voided without refund of the application fee
    • Applicants must use their legal name when applying to a lottery and show a matching government issued identification at the permit check point
    • Ascending the Sub Dome or Half Dome Cables without a permit is a violation of 36 CFR 1.6 - engaging in a permitted activity without a permit and is punishable by a fine of up to $5000 and/or 6 months in jail


    Refunds/Cancellations

     
    • Permits may be cancelled with full refund of the $10 permit fee any time prior to 9 PM PST the day before the hiking date
    • Please check the weather and consider cancelling your permit if foul weather is in the forecast
    • To cancel a permit or reduce the group size call 1-877-444-6777 or log onto your account atrecreation.gov

 

Attention: Before visiting Yosemite National Park for safety information click on this link: http://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/yoursafety.htm. For safety information specifically regarding hantavirus, go to http://www.nps.gov/public_health/zed/hanta/hanta_camp.htm

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