Wilderness Permit Information

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Re: Wilderness Permit Information

Post by rlown » Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:05 am

It is printed on your recreation.gov receipt.








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Re: Wilderness Permit Information

Post by The_El » Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:30 am

rlown wrote:
Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:05 am
It is printed on your recreation.gov receipt.
But if you are emailing to get a permit how do you know the number in advance? Or am I missing something here?

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Re: Wilderness Permit Information

Post by rlown » Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:06 am

If you are emailing to get a new permit, then by definition you do not have a permit number.
If you use recreation.gov to make a reservation for a permit, then you have a permit number.

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Re: Wilderness Permit Information

Post by The_El » Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:12 am

Im an idiot. I figured it out. Im used to walk ups. Computers, man. Thank you.

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Re: Wilderness Permit Information

Post by rlown » Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:47 am

You are not an idiot. Things have changed..

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Re: Wilderness Permit Information

Post by Bishop_Bob » Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:11 am

I have a permit for Sabrina Lake entry in late August but I need to cancel. I thought I could cancel it on Recreation.gov but didn't see a way to do so. Am I just not seeing it on the website? Or do I need to call the ranger to cancel?

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Re: Wilderness Permit Information

Post by RSC » Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:45 am

I canceled a reservation that I had for Cottonwood Lakes on August 6. Go to Recreation.gov, log in, Reservations, then Reservation Details. There should be an option to Modify or Cancel under View Receipt.

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Re: Wilderness Permit Information

Post by Bishop_Bob » Sun Aug 09, 2020 7:01 am

Yeah, that's what I thought...maybe I'm dense, but I cannot find an option to cancel the permit in the "Reservation Details" or "Receipt" pages. I know I've cancelled a reservation on recreation.gov in the past. Hmmm

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Re: Wilderness Permit Information

Post by RSC » Sun Aug 09, 2020 7:07 am

The "Modify | Cancel" option should be on the right-hand side of the "Reservation Details" page, immediately below the section showing the entry date, exit date, and amount paid. I'm on there right now because I'm composing the email to request a permit from my reservation for Big Pine Creek North Fork.

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Re: Wilderness Permit Information

Post by RSC » Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:48 am

Bishop_Bob wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 7:01 am
...I cannot find an option to cancel the permit in the "Reservation Details" or "Receipt" pages. I know I've cancelled a reservation on recreation.gov in the past. Hmmm
Bishop_Bob, a thought just occurred to me. I see now that you said permit rather than reservation. Maybe the Modify | Cancel" option disappears once the permit has been issued. Going back to one of my completed trips on recreation.gov I see that there is no "Modify | Cancel" option.

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