Commercial Filming and Photography
Filming/Photography Permits are issued for photography, filming, and associated sound recording to ensure protection of resources, to prevent significant disruption of normal visitor uses, or when they involve props, models, professional crews and casts or set dressings. Permits are required for access to areas normally closed to the visiting public.
A commercial photographer who is not using a prop, model or set, is staying within normal visitation areas and hours, and is not significantly interfering with normal park visitation, is generally exempt from film permit requirements.
To apply for a permit, please complete a Kenai Fjords National Park filming application form and submit it to the Filming Permits Coordinator allowing sufficient time for evaluation by the park staff before the start date of the proposed activity to be conducted in the park.
Generally, permits are not required for:
For more information, contact Chief Ranger Mark Thompson at (907) 422-0500.
Did You Know?
River otters defecate in certain spots to mark their territory. Researchers in Kenai Fjords National Park have discovered that these "latrine sites" enrich the soil, allowing plants to grow in those spots that aren't found anywhere else close by.