High Sierra Camp Lottery

High Sierra Camp Lottery

2021 Lottery Season

  • The 2021 High Sierra Camp Lottery will open at 7 am PST on October 1, 2020 and will close on October 31, 2020.

Limited Availability for 2021: Please note we have the most availability in the High Sierra Camps in early July and late August. The other season dates are very limited with availability for new reservations.

High Sierra Camp Lottery Request Forms


Request Form

Guided Trip Submit Guided Trip Request
Unguided Trip Submit Unguided Trip Request

High Sierra Camp Lottery Process

  • There is a lottery process for reservations at the High Sierra Camps due to high demand.
  • Lottery entries can be submitted between October 1, 2020 and October 31, 2020. (Entries are required.)
  • Starting November 1, 2020 all lottery entries will be processed, and the winners will be notified beginning in mid-December 2020.
  • Meals Only reservations will not be available until April 1, 2021.
  • The Meals Only reservation does not guarantee a required wilderness permit, which is issued by the National Park Service.
  • Any unsold reservations will be open to reserve on March 1, 2021 on a first come- first serve basis. (Reservation request is required)

High Sierra Camp Lottery FAQs

Are you curious about how to apply for the Lottery? Do you know if you need separate entries for each camp? Worry not, we've got you covered! 

Lottery FAQs

PLEASE NOTE: It is possible that there will be modifications to the High Sierra Camps for the 2021 season due to COVID-19. We will work closely with the National Park Service public health officials to determine how to safely operate both the dining and overnight accommodations at High Sierra Camps.