A Special Use Permit (SUP) is required for activities that take place on park land or waters and provides a benefit to an individual, group or organization, rather than the public at large, and requires some degree of management from the National Park Service to protect park resources and the public interest.
Types of special events that generally require special use permits at the Cape Cod National Seashore:
Locations generally available for special events:
Other Types of PermitsSome additional activities require permits as well, but these permits are administered separately from special use permits. For more information about obtaining authorization for these activities, please follow the links provided.
For special restrictions please see the following page regarding Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) including, but not limited to drones.
Oversand Driving Permits
To obtain an oversand driving permits there is a separate process. For more information use the link below.
Last updated: March 18, 2021