• Forest Service reminder: Central Cascades Wilderness permits for day use to open this weekend

    Posted on in categories Hiking , LocaltaggedDeschutes , Forest Service , Hiking , Local , Permit System , Wilderness , Willamette

    The Central Cascade Wilderness Permit System opens this Sunday. Learn more here.

    BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — The Deschutes and Willamette National Forests want to remind the public that the reservation system for day use permits for the Central Cascade Wilderness Permit System will open on Sunday.

    Beginning Sunday, June 5 at 7 a.m., the reservation period for 10-day advance day use permits will open on Recreation.gov for the permit system. The Central Cascades Wilderness permit season begins on June 15 and ends on October 15 annually.

    Beginning June 13 at 7 a.m., the reservation period for two-day advance day use permits will open on Recreation.gov for the permit system.

    Day-use permits will continue to be available in 10-day and two-day…

  • 2022 Update on the Central Cascades Wilderness Permit System, Central Oregon

    Posted on in category LocaltaggedDeschutes , National Forest , Permitting , Willamette

    Some popular trailheads will require special permits beginning June 15th. Find out all the details here.

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    NINETEEN of the most popular trailheads within the Deschutes and Willamette National Forests will require special permits for day use and overnight excursions and now have NEW daily quotas (listed below). Permits will now be required June 15th through October 15th instead of Memorial Day weekend through the last Friday in September. These special permits will be available online at recreation.gov starting Tuesday, April 5th 2022 at 7:00am. All the necessary information is listed below to frequently asked questions.

    WHEN ARE PERMITS REQUIRED?