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Franklin Lakes


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Farewell Gap - Franklin Lakes Trailhead
5.5 mi • 2,500 ft gain
Franklin Lakes
5.5 mi • 100 ft gain
Farewell Gap - Franklin Lakes Trailhead
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How to get a permit

This trip requires a Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Wilderness Permit. Reservations depend on your start date:

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May 24 – Sep 28

Limited number of permits available.

2 options


A

Online reservations

Opens6 months ahead7 AM PT
Closes1 week ahead11:59 PM PDT
6 months – 1 week ahead
Book online
Passed Advance release: 6 months ahead at 7 AM PT
Book online

B

In-person reservations

Opens1 day ahead1 PM PDT
ClosesDay of3:30 PM PDT
1 day ahead – day of

Don’t want to miss the deadline?

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


Permit details

Here is how to fill out the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Wilderness Permit application:

Entry PointFranklin
Exit PointFranklin
1st night Camp AreaFranklin Lakes; Farewell Gap

Select a start date

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