Permit Release Schedule

November 17, 2020 Update: An online permit is required to boat between Service Creek and Tumwater Falls. Permits to launch from July 16 - December 31 are available on this website, except for trips on Segment 1A and 1B (Cottonwood to Tumwater Falls) in the Fall (September 1 – November 30), which are available at Recreation.gov. Thirtymile Boat Launch is not accessible by vehicle from Dec 1 - April 15 for the winter closure of Armstrong Canyon Rd.

Notice: Beginning in 2020, the BLM will return to limited permits to boat the Wild and Scenic section of the river (Service Creek to Tumwater Falls) from May 1-July 15. 

Permits for limited segments and dates are issued on the Recreation.gov website.

Dates Information About Dates
March 4 50% of the limited permits for the Spring/Summer season become available for reservation at 7am PT
May 1 Remaining limited permits for the Spring/Summer season become available for reservation at 7am PT
May 1 – July 15 Spring/Summer Limited Season between Service Creek and Tumwater Falls. Permits are available on Recreation.gov.

Once all permits for a specific segment and date are issued, permits often become available closer to the trip date when:

  1. A trip leader cancels a permit
  2. BLM cancels a permit that was obtained by fraudulent means

View the limited seasons and segments