Commercial Use Authorization Applications & Requirements

The following documents must be submitted to Commercial Services Coordinator as part of the application package between January 1 and February 28 of each year. Applications will be accepted after the open period but will have late fees applied. Applications received during the following periods will be subject to the late fee listed: March 1 through June 30—$100; July 1 through September 30—$200; October 1 through December 31—$300.

  1. Application
  2. Taxpayer Identification Number
  3. Include copies of business licensing
  4. Insurance coverage
  5. Non-refundable application fee of $50.00. More fees may apply if application is approved. Fees may be paid online through Pay.Gov.

The following documents must be submitted as part of the application package no later than 30 days prior to planned event.

  1. Application
  2. Taxpayer Identification Number
  3. Include copies of business licensing
  4. Insurance coverage
  5. Non-refundable application fee of $50.00 . More fees may apply if application is approved. Fees may be paid online through Pay.Gov.

The following documents must be submitted as part of the application package.

  1. Craft Vendor Application
  2. Non-refundable application fee of $25.00. Fees may be paid online through Pay.Gov.

The following documents must be submitted as part of the application package.

  1. Food Vendor Application
  2. Insurance coverage (only required for Food Vendor applications)
  3. Non-refundable application fee of $25.00. Fees may be paid online through Pay.Gov.
  4. Temporary Food Event Application - please completely fill out all information requested.
NOTE: Food vendors will be required to have a current certification as a Food Manager that is accredited by ANSI and a permit from the Department of Health,


Completed application packages may be emailed to tish_neal@nps.gov or mailed to:

Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area
4564 Leatherwood Road
Oneida, TN 37841

Attention: Commercial Services Coordinator

If you have questions or comments, send us an email.

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Last updated: December 2, 2022

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4564 Leatherwood Road
Oneida, TN 37841

Phone:

423 569-9778

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