Special events in national parks often require a special use permit. The purpose of these permits is to ensure the protection of the park's natural and cultural resources, as well as to minimize conflicts between park visitors and your guests.
This page is for you if you are interested in holding a wedding ceremony in the park. There are certain requirements that apply to all wedding permits. Read below for information on park policies, fees, and how to apply.
Be aware of busy weekends and holidays when choosing dates. We also recommend checking our Alerts & Conditions page for current need-to-know information.
Wedding permits will be approved in the following areas, with the following group restrictions; permits outside of these areas and restrictions will not be approved:
How to Apply
Please submit a completed Form 10-930s (116k fillable accesible PDF) along with Pay.gov payment confirmation to: email@example.com.
Total fees cost for a wedding permit is $385. Please pay via Pay.gov (instructions below) the full permit amount.
Non-refundable Application Fee. This fee is based on an average time it takes to provide initial contact and consultation with permittees and initial review of a standard application or project ($150).
Applicants should submit payments via Pay.gov. To make a payment:
The standard park entrance fee also applies. We encourage wedding attendees to carpool; space is limited in some places.
Call the special use permit coordinator at 435-719-2123 or email us.
Last updated: February 7, 2023