Who needs a special use permit?
A special use permit is required for activities that provide a benefit to an individual, group, or organization rather than the public at large and that require some degree of management from the National Park Service to protect park resources and the public interest. These special use permits must be obtained in advance and may require payment of a fee. Some examples of special events that require permits are:
Special events, first amendment activities, and any potential ground-disturbing activities in the park require the issuance of a special use permit.
Fill out the application and bring it to:
If using a GPS, make sure to select "Gaffney" and not "Chesnee".
Did You Know?
In the Revolutionary War, some women, known as camp followers, went with their husbands to the battlefields to tend to such chores as cooking, mending, laundry, and nursing the sick and wounded. Sometimes unmarried women performed these duties for a small wage and half rations.