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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park Wilderness Permit

Required for any backpacking trip in Yosemite National Park.


How to get a permit

Jun 19 – Jun 25
Permit required (limited quota)
Jun 26 – Jul 2
Permit required (limited quota)
Jul 3 – Jul 9
Permit required (limited quota)
Jul 10 – Jul 16
Permit required (limited quota)
Jul 17 – Jul 23
Permit required (limited quota)
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Trips

Harden Lake
5 mi
2 days
Polly Dome Lakes
5 mi
2 days
May Lake and Mount Hoffman
5.5 mi
2 days
Pohono Trail: Wawona Tunnel to Old Inspiration Point
6 mi
2 days
Dewey Point (winter)
7 mi
2 days
Cathedral Lake
7 mi
2 days
Upper Yosemite Falls
8 mi
2 days
Snow Creek from Tioga Road
8 mi
2 days
Mono Pass from Tioga Road
9 mi
2 days
North Dome from Tioga Road
9 mi
2 days
Sunrise High Sierra Camp
10 mi
2 days
Glen Aulin High Sierra Camp
11 mi
2 days
Ostrander Lake
12 mi
2 days
Ten Lakes
12 mi
2 days
Pohono Trail: Wawona Tunnel to Glacier Point
12.5 mi
2 days
Smith Peak
12.5 mi
2 days
Rancheria Falls
13 mi
2 days
Mirror Lake, Snow Creek, and Yosemite Falls Loop
13.5 mi
2 days
Half-Dome via Little Yosemite Valley
14 mi
2 days
Young Lakes via Glen Aulin Trail
14 mi
2 days
Young Lakes via Dog Lake
15 mi
2 days
Waterwheel Falls
17 mi
2 days
Mather Ranger Station to Smith Meadow
17 mi
2 days
Vogelsang and Lyell Canyon Loop
18 mi
2 days
Ten Lakes via Lukens Lake
18 mi
2 days
Ten Lakes from White Wolf Trailhead
18 mi
2 days
North Rim Route: Porcupine Creek to Tamarack Creek
20 mi
2 days
Crescent Lake via Chilnualna Falls
20 mi
2 days
Mt Lyell
26 mi
2 days
Lake Vernon and Rancheria Falls
26.5 mi
3 days
Tuolumne Meadows to Yosemite Valley via JMT
28 mi
3 days
Mono Meadow to Lower Ottoway Lake
29 mi
2 days
Merced Lake from Glacier Point
31 mi
4 days
Red Peak Pass Loop
58 mi
5 days
John Muir Trail
224.9 mi
20 days