How do you get a wilderness permit?

How do you get a wilderness permit?

Wilderness permits are available by self-registration at the nearest permit issuing station for all trailheads except those in Yosemite Valley. Reservations for Yosemite Valley trailheads are available four or more days in advance for trips starting through October 24.

Do you need a permit for Ansel Adams Wilderness?

Permits are required year round for all overnight trips in the Ansel Adams Wilderness. A quota is in effect for all entry points into Ansel Adams Wilderness that applies to all overnight visitors from May 1 through November 1. Some trails have a separate quota for commercial use.

Do you need a permit to backpack Mammoth Lakes?

To help you start off on the right foot, the ASO Mammoth team has put together a quick guide to answer the most important questions you may have about Eastern Sierra camping and wilderness permits. Check it out below! Where Do You Need A Permit to Hike? Generally, you don’t need a permit for day hikes.

What time do Inyo wilderness permits open?

Wilderness Permit Office – 760-873-2483 Phone hours 8:00 am – 4:30 pm daily in summer; winter hours are 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Are campfires allowed in Desolation Wilderness?

Campfires -Campfires are prohibited in Desolation Wilderness to reduce human-caused fires, impacts to vegetation from firewood collection, and to reduce the visual impacts of fire rings and surface scarring.

Do you need a permit for Alpine Lakes Wilderness?

Wilderness Permits required for day-hiking within the reservation area, as well as day use and overnight trips in other areas of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, are available on a self-issue basis at trailheads. Passes: Some trailheads require a valid recreation pass.

Is Ansel Adams Wilderness in Yosemite?

Ansel Adams Wilderness is contiguous with Yosemite National Park, John Muir Wilderness, Owens River Headwaters Wilderness and several other wilderness areas. Access routes to Yosemite National Park, as well as the iconic John Muir and Pacific Crest Trails, pass through it.

Are JMT permits transferable?

The cost for each confirmed reservation is $5 plus $5 per person. This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. All changes to existing permit reservations must be made by the trip leader.

Do you need a reservation for Mammoth Lakes?

Reserve Campgrounds in Mammoth Lakes If you know the dates you’ll be camping in Mammoth Lakes, campsite reservations are highly recommended. Reservations do not guarantee the campground will be open during your visit.

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