Cedar Breaks National Monument is home to many beautiful settings that are ideal for workshops, tours, guided hikes and more. If you are receiving monetary gain by providing these services, you MUST have a Commercial Use Authorization (CUA). CAU’s are only issued after the National Park Service determines that the Commercial Use involved will not impair park values and resources. All Commercial Uses of the park require the submission of an application and fee at least three weeks in advance. If you are unsure if your business requires a CUA please contact us.
What is a Commercial Use Authorization?
A Commercial Use Authorization (CUA) is a business permit with the National Park Service. It authorizes you to conduct commercial activities and to provide specific visitor services within a national park. We will only issue CUA for activities that:
You must have a CUAs if you or your organization provides services that:
You may not conduct commercial activities in the park without a valid CUA or in a manner inconsistent with the terms of the CUA. You must carry a complete copy of your Commercial Use Authorization with you at all times while operating in the park and show the CUA at the entrance station fee booth.
How to Apply For Commercial Use Authorization
Step 1: Before starting the CUA application process, please read the
Download, Read & Fill Out the 2019 Cedar Breaks Commercial Use Application Form
2019 Commercial Use Application & Instructions - PDF
Cedar Breaks only accepts CUA applications for the following commercial activities. Please click on the links below to download the customized Operational Plans for commercial activities you would like to conduct in the park.
Step 3: Pay the fee applicable to your application electronically through Zion National Parks pay.gov account. (Processing fees begin at $200. Details are found within the application paperwork.) Please make a note at the bottom of the forms that fees paid are for Cedar Breaks National Monument.
* You will need to fill out and submit this form within the year of each Commercial Use Authorization Permit held.
New Requirements for Commercial Road Based Tours (RBT)
CAU Application Fee
Road-based commercial tour operators will pay an annual $300 non-refundable CUA application fee for each submitted CUA application. All Commercial Uses of the park require the submission of an application and fee at least three weeks in advance. The responsibility for obtaining a road-based commercial tour CUA will fall on the company that packaged, priced, and sold the tour. 100% of collected CUA application fees stay within the collecting park.
Commercial Tour Entrance Fees
In addition to the CUA application fee, tour operators must pay $7.00 per passenger (not including guides and driver) upon each visit to Cedar Breaks. (Valid for seven days.)
Download a complete spreadsheet of 2019-2020 park-specific RBT entrance fees.
Last updated: August 26, 2019