WILD RIVER RESERVATIONS – from Hells Canyon Dam to Upper Pittsburg Landing – are required for the issuance of a trip permit, seven days a week during the primary season. There are three private permit launches each day. These reservations can be obtained either through the 4 rivers Lottery or by picking up a cancelation once the lottery reservations have been allocated. Both processes can only be done through the website Federal recreation, camping and tour reservation information - Recreation.gov
or by calling Reserve America at 877-444-6777.
SCENIC RIVER RESERVATIONS – from Pittsburg Landing and Dug Bar – are required for the issuance of a trip permit on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays during the primary season. These reservations can be reserved by calling 509-758-0616. Scenic River launches Monday through Thursday (except Holidays) do not require an advance reservation and can be self issued. Self-issue permits must be completed at a permit station at Pittsburg Landing or Dug bar.
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest - Special Places