United States, Arizona, Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park Backcountry Permit


How to get a permit

Reservations depend on your start date:

Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun

Jul 1–31

Limited number of permits available.

3 options


A

Passed Online lottery

OpensFeb 1612 AM MST
ClosesMar 15 PM MST
Feb 16 – Mar 1
Enter lottery
Enter lottery

B

Online reservations

OpensApr 18 AM MST
ClosesDay of11:59 PM MST
Apr 1 – day of
Book online
Passed Unclaimed lottery permits release: Apr 1 at 8 AM MST
Book online

C

In-person reservations

OpensDay of8 AM MST
ClosesDay of5 PM MST
day of
No additional permits released

Don’t want to miss the deadline?

Let us know when you want to go and we’ll remind you to book.

SMS notification that reads "Found permit for 2 people on July 15!"
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Found permit for 2 people on July 15!

Permits sold-out? We can help.

Receive text messages when we find canceled permits


Trips

Trips requiring a Grand Canyon National Park Backcountry Permit