Some activities at Cape Cod National Seashore may require permits or reservations. These include, but are not limited to: special events such as weddings, filming or photography, and off-road vehicle driving.
Commercial Use Authorizations
Commercial Use Authorizations (CUAs), are a type of permit that fall under the authority of Section 418 of the National Park Service Concession Management Improvement Act of 1998 (16 U.S.C 5966 Public Law 105-391). The section authorizes the National Park Service to issue CUAs to individuals, corporations, and other entities to provide commercial services to park visitors in limited circumstances. Learn more.
Off Road Vehicle Permits
The Off Road Vehicle (ORV) corridor at Cape Cod National Seashore is comprised of miles of unspoiled beaches managed by the National Park Service to accommodate ORV enthusiasts and other beach goers. Get your ORV permit.
Special Use Permits
Cape Cod National Seashore is home to many beautiful landscapes and settings that are ideal venues for a variety of special activities such as events, wedding ceremonies, and film and photography projects. Most special events and activities held in the park require a special use permit, issued only after the National Park Service determines that the activities involved will not impair park values and resources.
Last updated: April 5, 2021