Permits & Reservations

Obtaining a Permit at Amistad National Recreation Area

Commercial Use Authorizations (CUA)
A Commercial Use is defined as any activities, services, agreements, or anything offered to park visitors and/or the general public for recreational purposes which uses park resources or is undertaken for or results in compensation, monetary gain, benefit, or profit to an individual, organization, or corporation, whether or not such entity is organized for purposes recognized as non-profit under local, state, or federal law.

Visit our Commercial Use Authorizations page for more information.

Special Use Permits (SUP)
A Special Use Permit is required for activities that provide a benefit to an individual, group, or organization, rather than the public at large and for activities that require some degree of management by the National Park Service in order to protect park resources and the public interest.

Activities and events that require Special Use Permits include:
  • Hunting
  • Fishing tournaments
  • Renting a mooring buoy or dock slip
  • First Amendment activities
  • Special Events
Visit our Special Use Permit page for more information.

Research Permits
A Scientific Research and Collecting Permit is required in National Park System units for most scientific activities pertaining to natural resources or social science studies that involve fieldwork, specimen collection, and/or have the potential to disturb resources or visitor experiences.

Visit our Science and Research page for more information.

Designated Campgrounds

There are five designated campgrounds within the park: Governors Landing, Rough Canyon, San Pedro, Spur 406, and 277 North. Sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. There are no reservations. Campgrounds are generally open year-round and rarely fill up, except on holiday weekends.

For more information on camping, please visit our Camping page.

Last updated: February 4, 2021

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