Doing Business With The Park

Reservations

Reservations are not required to enter Yosemite National Park, but we strongly recommend that you make reservations for lodging, camping, and backpacking. You can pay the park entrance fee upon arrival (there's no need to pay it in advance).

Business Permits and Commercial Use Authorizations

Commercial Passenger Vehicle Commercial Use Authorizations (CUAs)

Please note there will be a $450 processing fee for all bus CUAs.

You can now pay online!

If you're leading a trip in Yosemite, please ensure your group is aware of park regulations and safety issues.

Guiding Permits

You can now pay online!

If you're leading a trip in Yosemite, please ensure your group is aware of park regulations and safety issues.

Film Permits

Special Use Permits

Permits for Other Activities

Educational Fee Waivers

Permission to Scatter Cremated Remains

Research and Collection Permits

Wedding Permits

Wilderness Permits

Half Dome Permits


Wood Permits

Permits are available for anyone to collect wood from wood lots in Yosemite National Park. Wood lots are located in El Portal, Foresta, Hodgdon Meadow, and Wawona. Permits are issued at fiscal offices in El Portal (209/379-1870) and Mariposa (209/379-1863). Call before going to the office. Wood is for personal use only—not for sale or exchange.

 
 

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 577
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389

Phone:

(209) 372-0200
The public information office is open from 9 am to 5 pm Pacific time (closed for lunch). Once connected, dial 3 then 5. If the ranger is already on the line, you'll be returned to the main menu. If the ranger is not there, you can leave a message and we will return your call.

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