Desolation Wilderness Permit, CA

Permit Availability

Destination Zone Description

This zone includes Lower Velma Lake, Upper Velma Lake, Azure Lake, and Granite Lake. Access to this zone is from Bayview or Eagle Falls Trailheads out of Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe. Reservable Quota - 20

Know Before You Go:

Trail from both trailheads is initially very steep with multiple switchbacks.


A: Available for online reservation (click to book entry date)
L: Accepting Lottery Application (click to apply for the lottery)
W: Available at the Facility
R: Reserved
C: Closed
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