Permits & Reservations
A Special Use Permit is required for any activity that provides a benefit to an individual, group, or organization, rather than to the park or the public at large. Many of the events that require permits also require some degree of oversight from National Park Service staff.To learn more about applying for a Special Use Permit, read the instructions and requirements.
First Amendment Activities
A permit is required for any filming or photography done by photojournalists and other members of the media within the boundary of Castle Clinton National Monument.
For more information regarding special use, commercial filming, and/or short term leasing at Castle Clinton National Monument, contact the Special Use Permits Coordinator at (212) 825-6990.
Inquiries can also be made via e-mail to: e-mail us.
Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more, maximum size is 25 persons. Please call (212) 344-7220 and speak with a ranger to confirm a group reservation. A two-week advance notice is necessary. Voice mail messages cannot be used for confirmation.