Wilderness Permits

Wilderness Self-Issue Permits

Required for all visitors that enter all Willamette National Forest wilderness areas outside the Central Cascade Wilderness Permit system. A permit is necessary for each group entering the wilderness. Self-issue permits are free and available at all wilderness trailheads. These permits are used to assist in the management of these areas.

Central Cascades Wilderness Permits

Required for all overnight visitors and some day visitors to the Mt. Jefferson, Mt. Washington, and Three Sisters Wilderness areas, between the first Friday following Memorial Day and the last Friday in September. More information is available here.