Attention, backpackers! due to good progress being made on containment of the #horsecreekfire, wilderness permit holders will be allowed to begin trips out of #mineralking
-area trailheads again starting on friday, july 27. at that time, the atwell-hockett trail and tar gap trail will reopen as well. .
wilderness permit applications must be received at least two weeks in advance. a limited number of walk-up permits are available daily for all trails, on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning at 1p.m. the day before you wish to hike.
for trip planning advice, check out the wilderness trip planner (pdf) at nps.gov/seki/planyourvisit/upload/noyear-wilderness-trip-planner-final.pdf
for updates on the #horsecreekfire
photo: white chief trail, mineral king