Special Use Permits
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. (To get the Free Adobe Reader, which is required to read the pdf files, click here.)
The contact person for Chaco Culture is Don Whyte. He can be reached at 505-786-7014 x231.
Click here to open a copy of the Application for Commercial Filming/Still Photography Permit in Microsoft Word. (Click here to open the document as a pdf instead.)
Click here to open a copy of the Application for Special Use Permit in Microsoft Word. (Click here to open the document as a pdf instead.)
Did You Know?
The earliest map of the Chaco region was drawn in 1778 by Spanish cartographer Bernardo de Miera y Pacheco. The map identified Chaco Canyon area as "Chaca." "Chaca" is believed to be the origin of both "Chacra" (a nearby mesa) and "Chaco." More...