Sixty percent of wilderness permit reservations become available by lottery 24 weeks in advance.* Of these, any remaining reservations after each week's lottery become available on a first-come, first-served basis the Friday after the lottery application period closes and are available up to three days in advance. The remaining 40% of reservations become available seven days in advance (up to three days in advance).
* Reservations are available for start dates in late April in some—but not all—areas of the park. View this year's reservation dates by area.
Times below are Pacific time.
Last updated: October 23, 2023