Backcountry permits are not required for hikes of one day or less. Backcountry use permits are required for overnight hiking or camping at one of the primitive back road camps, and cost $10 per permit. Backcountry permits must be obtained in person, and any changes must be also be made in person at any park visitor center. Please note:

• You must have your vehicle license plate number to obtain a permit.
• Requests for permits or permit changes will not be taken over the phone.
• Permits may be obtained twenty-four hours in advance of your backcountry trip; advance reservations are not possible.