Summer 2022 – Entrance Reservations for National Parks

Summer 2022, some national parks require a day-use or timed entry reservation.

Other national parks require reservations for car parking, driving on certain roads through the park, or hiking on popular trails.

  • Arches National Park – Utah
  • April 3 through October, for entrance to Arches you’ll need a timed entry ticket, photo ID, plus park pass or entrance fee.
  • Reserve your timed entry ticket for a specific day, at a specific time.
  • Tip: When you arrive the park, don’t be late; miss your time slot, you may not be allowed in.
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  • Yosemite National Park – California
  • Yosemite requires a day-use reservation for specific day to drive into the park – May 20 to September 20, between 6am and 4pm.
  • If you want to drive through the park, on Hwy 120 through Tuolumne Meadows to cross to the other side of the Sierra, day-use reservation is also required.
  • More information : Reservations
  • Tip: If you have campground, hotel or vacation rental reservation inside the park, a day-use reservation is not needed.
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  • Rocky Mountain National Park – Colorado
  • Plan your visit, May 27 to October 10, timed entry ticket to the park is required. More info: Timed Entry
  • Tip: No ticket is needed if you have reserved camping, guided tour, or commercial tour.
  • Reserve ticket here: Recreation.gov
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  • Glacier National Park – Montana
  • Glacier requires a vehicle reservation to drive Going-to-the-Sun Road and North Road – May 27 to September 11.
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  • Shenandoah National Park – Virginia
  • March 1 to November 30, planning to visit Old Rag Mountain, including hiking on the trails, day-use reservation is required.
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  • Muir Woods National Monument – California
  • To visit the magnificent redwoods, you’ll need a reservation for car parking or shuttle bus. This is required every day, year round.
  • The parking lot is walking distance to Muir Woods entrance. More info: Parking
  • If car parking reservations are all filled up, on weekends and holidays, a shuttle bus from off-site location to the woods is an option. More info: Shuttle bus
  • Pick up the shuttle bus at Pohono Street Park and Ride – 100 Shoreline Hwy, Mill Valley CA.
  • Tip: There is no WiFi or cell phone coverage in Muir Woods, so download or print your reservation become you come.
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  • Fern Canyon Redwood National Park – California
  • It’s a bit of a drive to reach Fern Canyon, 7 miles are down a gravel dirt road, but a walk through Fern Canyon is one of our favorite things to do with kids on the Redwood Coast.
  • Car parking for Fern Canyon is very limited.
  • May 1 to September 30, 2022, free parking reservation is required.