Commercial Use Authorizations (CUA), are a permit issued by the park Superintendent to allow certain commercial activities within the park. Permits are required of all operators who provide any goods, activities, agreements or other services to the general public which take place, at least in part, in the park, uses park resources and are undertaken for or results in compensation, monetary gain, benefit or profit to an individual, organization or corporation.
Commercial aspects, such as advertising, negotiation of compensation, and receipt of money/compensation must occur outside of the park.
To apply, mail:
Valid through September 30, 2019
Additionally, a cost-recovery based charge not to exceed $5 per river user day (number of clients times number of days on river) will be charged at the conclusion of river use permits to cover costs of monitoring and managing CUA river use.
Beginning October 1, 2019, the following changes will be made to CUA permits:Fees will be increased for permit applications to $300 annually. Permits will not be renewed from previous years; every commercial operator will need to submit an application for a permit for each fiscal year they operate.
Last updated: December 23, 2019