A Wilderness Use Permit (free) must be obtained before backpacking overnight. Wilderness Use Permits must be obtained in person at the Pine Springs Visitor Center. Permits may be obtained up to 24 hours in advance of the trip. Due to the time involved, please be ready to begin the process at the visitor's center no later than 3:30 p.m. Please be sure to have your driver's license ready, your itinerary, and your vehicle's license plate number. This will help to expedite the process and have you ready for the trails!
General Restrictions and Regulations
Permits are issued on a first come, first serve basis. During peak visitation periods, permits may be in high demand, so plan an alternative itinerary.
To minimize resource impact, all wilderness campground use limits are based on a standard of:
Last updated: March 9, 2021