Regulations

The USDA Forest Service and PCTA will issue long-distance permits for the 2021 Pacific Crest Trail season

The USDA Forest Service has decided to issue long-distance travel permits at normal levels this year on the Pacific Crest Trail.

The decision by the agency, which has overall management responsibility for the trail, comes after in-depth discussions with federal land managers and state recreation officials, other agency partners and ... Read more

Comment period open on Central Oregon wilderness permit fees; public meetings set

Last month, we shared news of the Willamette and Deschutes national forests’ decision to implement a limited-entry permit system in three popular Central Oregon wildernesses, starting next summer.

The forests recently released a proposal for specific fees to go along with that new permit system. They’ve announced dates for three ... Read more

Camping permits for the PCT within North Cascades National Park

Please read this important information about camping within North Casacdes National Park. It was provided by our partners, the wilderness rangers at North Cascades National Park. For general information, see  the North Cascades National Park permit page and our PCT permit page.

Camps within the North Cascades National Park are ... Read more