Pacific Crest Trail
Long-distance Permit Application

Please postpone or cancel your Pacific Crest Trail plans due to COVID-19

On March 19, 2020, PCTA asked all those who are already on the trail—as well as those waiting to start—to cancel or postpone your journeys.

2020 Permit Announcements for COVID-19

March 20, 2020

Given the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, for the time being, per U.S. Forest Service direction:

Permit Management Portal

Change/cancel your application or print an approved permit.