Sixty percent of wilderness permit reservations are available on recreation.gov by lottery 24 weeks in advance.* After the lottery runs each week, any remaining reservations are available on recreation.gov on a first-come, first-served basis. Assuming normal operations in 2022, forty percent of wilderness permits will be available at wilderness centers on a first-come, first-served basis one day before the hiking start date.
* Reservations for some—but not all—areas of the park become available in late April. View this year's reservation dates by area.
Times below are Pacific time.
Last updated: November 22, 2021