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.
First Amendment Activities
A permit is required for any filming or photography conducted by photojournalists and other members of the media within the boundary of General Grant National Memorial.
For more information regarding special use, commercial filming, and/or short term leasing at General Grant National Memorial, contact the Special Use Permits Coordinator at (212) 825-6990.
Inquiries can also be made via e-mail by following this link: e-mail us.
To apply for a permit, complete the form, and send it with a non-refundable application fee of $50 to:
Did You Know?
On December 17, 1863, Congress awarded the only gold medal given by the United States Government to a soldier in the Civil War to General Ulysses S. Grant. The award was in appreciation for the capture of Vicksburg and Chattanooga by forces under his command.