Apply Online for the 2014 High Use Season Multi-Day River Permit Lottery
Starting December 1, 2013 through January 31, 2014 , boaters can apply for the lottery for the 2014 high use season multi-day river permits through Recreation.gov. More »
Ely Creek Backcountry Campsites Closed
The Ely Creek backcountry campsites located along the Jones Hole Trail have been closed until further notice due to bear activity in the area. More »
Many activities, including gatherings, operating a business within the monument, scientific research, commercial filming and river boating in Dinosaur National Monument require a permit. The purpose of these permits is to ensure the protection of the park's natural and cultural resources, as well as to minimize conflicts between park visitors and your guests.
Review the information below to determine which type of permit you need. Contact the monument at (435) 781-7700 if you have any questions. Fees may be required, where applicable.
Special Uses Permit
Commercial Filming & Photography Permit
Research & Collecting Permit
Boating & Rafting Permit
Backcountry Camping Permit
Did You Know?
Whitewater rafting is a popular way to experience the remote canyon areas at Dinosaur National Monument. You can take a licensed commercial rafting trip or you can tackle the river on your own, provided you have a permit, the correct equipment and the necessary experience.