Grand Canyon National Park Backcountry Permit


How to get a permit

Reservations depend on your start date:

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

February

Limited number of permits available.

3 options


A

Passed Online lottery

OpensSep 16, 202312 AM MST
ClosesOct 1, 20235 PM MST
Sep 16 – Oct 1, 2023
Enter lottery
Enter lottery

B

Online reservations

OpensNov 1, 20238 AM MST
ClosesDay of11:59 PM MST
Nov 1, 2023 – day of
Book online
Passed Unclaimed lottery permits release: Nov 1, 2023 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