Commercial Use Authorizations (CUA)
Fees for Tuweep or Equipment Rental and Delivery CUAs are $275 during calendar year 2015.
The CUA fees are determined by a cost analysis in compliance with the 2005 Interim Guidelines for CUAs. This guidance authorizes the National Park Service to recover, at a minimum, associated management and administrative costs associated with CUAs.
NOTE (posted May 4, 2015)
A Commercial Use Authorization (CUA)
is a permit that authorizes suitable commercial services for park visitors within Grand Canyon National Park. The term of a CUA may not exceed 2 years and no preferential right of renewal or similar provisions for renewal may be provided. Grand Canyon National Park authorizes a variety of commercial services.
CUA Requirements (Updated October 2011)
Commercial Transportation/Tour Operators (76kb PDF File)
Commercial Bicycle Tour Operators (47kb PDF File)
Commercial Day Hiking Operators (52kb PDF File)
Commercial Overnight Backpacking Operators (53kb PDF File)
Commercial Equipment Rental & Delivery (38kb PDF File)
CUA Application Processing