Special Park Use
A special park use permit is required for commercial photography, commercial filming, and some other uses. To request a special use permit, you must complete one of the following forms and submit it with your application fee. Contact the Chief Ranger at 505-334-6174 or e-mail us if you have any questions. It is recommended that you call to discuss the feasibility of your request before submitting your application and non-refundable fee.
Short version of the application for special park use permit in MSword. As a pdf. Use the short version if your request is relatively simple, uses only public areas of the park, and does not involve a lot of equipment.
Short version of the application for commercial filming/still photography permit in MSWord. As a pdf. Use the short version if your request is relatively simple and only requires use of public areas of the park.
Long version of the application for commerical filming/still photography permit in MSWord. As a pdf. Use the long version if your request requires electricity, livestock/animals, aircraft, off-trail areas, stunts, or other special effects.
Did You Know?
Despite being surrounded by a modern community, Aztec Ruins offers habitat for a number of species. The high desert and riparian environments serve as home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Large mammals commonly seen are mule deer; less common visitors have been cougars and black bears.