United States, California, Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park Wilderness Permit


How to get a permit

Reservations depend on your start date:

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

Jun 30 – Jul 6

Limited number of permits available.

3 options


A

Passed Online lottery

OpensJan 1412:01 AM PST
ClosesJan 2011:59 PM PST
Jan 14–20
Enter lottery
Enter lottery

B

Passed Online reservations

OpensJan 269 AM PST
Closes3 days ahead11:59 PM PDT
Jan 26 – 3 days ahead
Book online
Passed Unclaimed lottery permits release: Jan 26 at 9 AM PST
Last-minute release: 7 days ahead at 7 AM PDT
Book online

C

In-person reservations

OpensDay of8 AM PDT
ClosesDay of5 PM PDT
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!"
Outdoor Status
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 Yosemite National Park Wilderness Permit