Published on May 27, 2021
12 things to know about Wilderness Permits in the Central Cascades
It’s no secret some of the Central Cascades’ most beloved hiking trails have seen surges in popularity, with some feeling a 300-500% increase in use. To help protect these wild places, the Forest Service is implementing a new Wilderness Permit program to give high-traffic trails a chance to heal.
While you can still hike your old faves like Tam MacArther Rim or Sisters Mirror Lakes, it’ll take a bit more planning beginning April 2021. Read on to learn all you need to know about the new Central Cascades Wilderness Permits system.
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