Special Use Permits

Cedar Breaks National Monument is home to many beautiful settings that are ideal for a variety of activities such as weddings, photoshoots, the scattering of ashes and more... Most organized events or activities held in the park require a special use permit application & fee.The Special Use Permit (SUP) authorizes activities that benefit an individual, group or organization, rather than the public at large. Permits are only issued after the National Park Service determines that the activities involved will not impair park values and resources. All special use events and activities to be held in the park require the submission of an application and fee at least three weeks in advance. If you are unsure if your event/activity requires a permit, please contact us.

HOW TO APPLY FOR A SPECIAL USE PERMIT

Step 1: Download & fill out the appropriate applications form (see form links below.)
Step 2: Pay the fee applicable to your application Electronically through Zion National Parks pay.gov account. (Processing fees range from $25 – 150. Details are found within the application paperwork or on the information page specific to your activity.)
Step 3: e-mail us the completed application form.
Step 4: If your request is approved, a permit containing applicable terms and conditions will be sent you. The permit must be signed by the responsible person and returned to the park for final approval by the Park Superintendent before the permitted activity begins.

Application Forms for Special Use Permits (SUP)

Commercial Filming/Photography

Professionals profiting from images and film collected from Cedar Breaks National Monument must apply for a Commercial Film/Photography permit at least three weeks in advance of filming or videotaping in the park. NOTE: Instructional photography & art workshops require a different application/permit found on the Commercial Use Authorization Page. For more details on getting a film/photography permit,
Visit the Commercial Filming & Photography Information Page

Weddings, Scattering of Ashes,
First Amendment Activities & All Other Non-Commercial Park Uses

With the exception of film & photography (see above paragraph) all other special use events and activities to be held in the park require the submission of a General Use Permit form and fee at least three weeks in advance. (With the exception of First Amendment Activities, which require the form at least 10 days in advance.) If you are unsure if your event/activity requires a permit, please contact us.

HOW TO APPLY FOR A SPECIAL USE PERMIT

Download the General Use Application Form - MSWordDocument

Additional Information On Special Use Permits
Check out the following pages for more details on some of our more common special uses.
Visit the Weddings at Cedar Breaks Information Page
Visit the Scattering Ashes in the Park Information Page
Visit the First Amendment Activities Information Page

* Please note that there are usage limits for the number of people and vehicles for all special use activities.

Last updated: March 16, 2017

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Mailing Address:

Cedar Breaks National Monument: Administrative Office
2390 West Highway 56
Suite #11

Cedar City, UT 84720

Phone:

(435) 586-9451 x4420

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