Closings and service reductaions due to Federal Budget Cuts announced.
The public will experience reduced hours and services provided by Ozark National Scenic Riverways due to the budget cuts that became effective March 1, 2013. Please check back often for further details or changes. List of closed facilities, click "MORE." More »
Special Use Permits
Special Use Permits (SUPs)
Special Use Permits are required for:
SPECIAL USE PERMIT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION
In addition to the general conditions found in all NPS administered SUPs, park specific requirements may apply as well. Applicants should carefully review these terms and conditions prior to signing the permit as they set out the SUP holder's rights and obligations.
The authority for the National Park Service to impose user charges to recover costs associated with managing special park uses is found in 31 U.S.C. 9701 and 16 U.S.C. 3a. Application fees for SUPs are non-refundable. The application processing fee is $50.00 (unless the requested use is an exercies of a First Amendment right or scattering of ashes). Administration and monitoring fees may also apply.
Some activities may require permittee to carry liability insurance.
An informal report of activities may be requested.
For an application to conduct an event, wedding or other ceremonyclick here.
For an application to do commercial filming, photography or sound recording click here.
Print out and complete the application. Mail to: Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Attn.: Commercial Services Program Office, P. O. Box 490, Van Buren, Missouri 63965
For additional information about Special Use Permits at Ozark National Scenic Riverways please contact the Commercial Services Program Office at 573-323-4949 or e-mail.
Did You Know?
Blue Spring is 310 feet deep. If the Statue of Liberty was standing on the bottom, the top of her torch would be underwater! It is widely considered to be the most beautiful spring in Missouri due to its vivid blue color. More at www.nps.gov/ozar More...