Moose, Wyo. — Backcountry camping permits will be available online beginning Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 8 a.m. MST for summer 2023 in Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway, the park announced via press release today, Jan. 5.
Backcountry camping permits can be purchased online in advance at Recreation.gov, or in the park the day before your trip begins, on a first-come, first-served basis, at any park backcountry office, including the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center in Moose, Colter Bay Visitor Center and Jenny Lake Ranger Station.
One-third of all backcountry campsites and all of the group sites may be reserved in advance, online, beginning Jan. 10 through May 15. On May 16, online reservations close and all permits must be obtained in person on a first-come-first-serve basis, no more than one day prior to the beginning of the trip.
Frontcountry camping—sites that are accessible with a car and include standard amenities like restrooms, water, fire grates, bear boxes and picnic tables are reservation only and available for booking up to six months in advance on Recreation.gov.