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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transaction Fee: $10
Permit Fee: $5/person