Special Use Permits

Certain activities at Capitol Reef National Park require that you obtain a Special Use Permit (SUP) prior to your visit.

Commercial Filming and Photography

Permits may be necessary for commercial filming and still photography. Read the guidelines and other information before download the permit application.


Capitol Reef can provide a spectacular backdrop for your wedding. Weddings require a permit, and locations are limited to front-country areas.

First Amendment Activities

The necessity of a permit to conduct First Amendment activities is determined by group size.

Other Special Uses

Some activities that fall outside normal visitation also require obtaining a SUP. You may review the regulations and download the permit before your visit.

Last updated: February 4, 2021

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Mailing Address:

HC 70, Box 15
Torrey, UT 84775


Recorded park information available 24 hours a day. Phones are answered when staff is available. If no one answers, please leave a message, your call will be returned. Questions may also be sent to care_information@nps.gov.

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