United States, California, Inyo National Forest

Mt. Whitney Permit


How to get a permit

Reservations depend on your start date:

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

May 1 – Nov 1

Limited number of permits available.

2 options


A

Passed Online lottery

OpensFeb 112 AM PST
ClosesMar 111:59 PM PST
Feb 1 – Mar 1
Enter lottery
Enter lottery

B

Online reservations

OpensApr 227 AM PDT
ClosesDay of11:59 PM PDT
Apr 22 – day of
Book online
Passed Unclaimed lottery permits release: Apr 22 at 7 AM PDT
Book online

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!"
Outdoor Status
Found permit for 2 people on July 15!

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Trips

Trips requiring a Mt. Whitney Permit