News Release

Guadalupe Mountains National Park to Resume Wilderness Camping Permits on July 15, 2022

A small tent is tucked in among trees at a remote campsite.
A campsite in the Guadalupe Mountains Wilderness

NPS/E. Leonard

Subscribe RSS Icon | What is RSS
News Release Date: July 14, 2022

Contact: Christopher Barr, 915-828-3251x2300

Salt Flat, Texas – Effective Friday July 15, Guadalupe Mountains National Park will resume issuing wilderness use permits for overnight camping in the Guadalupe Mountains Wilderness.

All remaining precautionary camp stove use and smoking restrictions dating to April 14, 2022, and April 21, 2022, are rescinded.

The Dog Canyon developed area, including the Indian Meadow Nature Trail and the Dog Canyon Campground, remain closed due to a water system leak. Hikers accessing areas around Dog Canyon by trail from other sections of the park are cautioned that there is currently no water available at Dog Canyon.As a reminder, day hikers and all permitted overnight backpackers are required to pack out human waste using a landfill-safe commercial toilet bag system.

For more information about Guadalupe Mountains National Park, visit

About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 423 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at, and on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.

Last updated: July 13, 2022

Park footer

Contact Info

Mailing Address:

400 Pine Canyon
Salt Flat, TX 79847


Voicemail messages are responded to within five business days.

Contact Us