Zion National Park Overnight Wilderness Permits

Zion National Park

This page is for making reservations for overnight backpacking trips in the Zion Wilderness. Overnight backpacking requires hiking multiple miles from the nearest trailhead, carrying all of your necessary gear for the night. 

Narrows overnight permits, canyoneering permits, climbing bivouac permits, and Angels Landing permits can be found on different pages within the Zion Recreation.gov gateway menu.

Permit & Season Information

A permit is required for all Wilderness camping trips in Zion National Park. All persons who intend to sleep overnight, camp, or bivouac in the Wilderness, or who are in possession of equipment designed for overnight use in the backcountry, must obtain a Wilderness permit and carry it with them.   

Need to Know

When planning your trip, please keep in mind:

Fee Policy

Permit Fee: $20 per permit (non-refundable) 

Per Person Fee: $7 per person per night (refundable)

The same fees are charged for first-come, first-served permits that are issued in person. This fee supports the permit and reservation management system.

Cancellation Policy

Per person fees are refundable if the permit is cancelled or modified to a smaller group size before 5pm the day of the trip. The $20 permit fee is non-refundable in all circumstances. 

Contact Information

Mailing Address

1 Zion Park Blvd Springdale UT 84767

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