PLEASE NOTE: Yosemite wilderness permits have moved to Recreation.gov. You can find current quotas and availability there.
The Yosemite Wilderness Permit System is complex. We are committed to providing excellent service, with Yosemite Conservancy continuing to review all reservations for accuracy and appropriateness, as well as answering emails and phone calls.
To reach the Wilderness Reservation staff, you can preferably Contact Us at any time. You can also call us at 209-372-0740, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Yosemite wilderness permits have moved to Recreation.gov. While the process of making reservations has changed, many parts of the system are the same or similar, including trailhead quotas, availability of walk-up permits, and reservation windows. Yosemite Conservancy Wilderness Reservation Staff are still dedicated to reviewing and processing your permit reservation requests.
On this page you’ll find additional details about how to prepare for your wilderness experience and apply for a permit. Please read all the information carefully before proceeding with your permit application. Thank you!