Capitol Reef National Park Special Use Permits
The Special Use Permit (SUP) authorizes activities that benefit an individual, group or organization, rather than the public at large: and that require written authorization and management control in order to protect park resources and the public interest. Examples include: weddings, memorializations, commercial filming and/or photography, special assemblies, First Amendment activities, athletic events, or collecting resource materials require a special use permit be acquired in advance.
Please contact the park at (435) 425-4130 well in advance of your activity and/or event.
Any commercial activity, other than commercial filming and/or photography, requires a Commercial Use Authorization (CUA).
Did You Know?
Excessive consumption of water during prolonged strenuous exertion can flush critical salts from your body and cause an electrolyte imbalance. Include sports drinks and/or salty snacks in your diet during long desert hikes.