Commercial Use Authorizations

Commercial Use Authorizations (CUAs) are limited authorizations to provide specific visitor services within the boundaries of Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway. CUA holders are not concessioners and may not conflict with the preferential rights held by concessioners under contract.

Grand Teton National Park only accepts CUA applications for the following commercially guided activities:

1. Road Based Tours (includes Step on Guide Services)
2. Photography Workshops
3. Painting Workshops
4. Auto Shuttle Services
5 Transit Services
6. Towing Services
7. Previously existing CUA permits for certain other activities

Grand Teton National Park does not accept new CUA applications for guided backpacking, day hiking, guided bicycling tours, guided climbing, mountaineering, horseback riding, fishing, motorized boating, kayaking, water skiing, floating, skiing or snowshoeing.


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