Get Your Permit
A permit is required year-round for all overnight stays in the Wilderness and must be obtained before backpacking overnight. A wilderness permit allows the permit holder and their group to camp in a designated camp or area. Wilderness Use Permits must be obtained in person at the Pine Springs Visitor Center.
Walk Up Permits
Walk-up permits for unreserved sites in the Wilderness may be issued on-site on a first-come, first-served basis at the Pine Springs Visitor Center from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Noon, daily. Walk up permits may be obtained up to 24 hours in advance of the trip.
Please be sure to have at the ready:
This will help to expedite the process and have you ready for the trails!
Beginning September 30, 2022, reservations are encouraged but not required. Advanced reservations for overnight Wilderness trips may be made up to three months in advance. Reservations must be made at least two days in advance of the trip start. Reservations must be converted into a permit up to two days in advance of the start of your trip at the Pine Springs Visitor Center from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., daily.
Last updated: October 29, 2022