Permits & Reservations

Special Use Permit (SUP)

A Special Use Permit is required for sporting events, pageants, regattas, public spectator attractions, entertainment, ceremonies, public assemblies, meetings, gatherings, demonstrations, parades, and sale or distribution of printed matter that occur on the land or water of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Visit the Special Use Permit Instruction page for more information and to get started on your application.


Commercial Filming/Still Photography Permit

If you are planning to do commercial filming or still photography in the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area you must have a Special Use Permit. Below are links to instructions and application for a permit.

For addition information about Commercial Filming/Still Photography Permits contact the Special Park Uses Program Coordinator at 678-538-1210


Right-Of-Way Permit

A Right-Of-Way (ROW) Permit is issued by Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area to allow a utility to pass over, under, or through park property. A ROW permit is required any time you want to build or install a utility on park lands. Projects could include electrical transmission lines, telephone lines, and sewer lines. Broadband equipment, such as telecommunication sites, microwave, and fiber optic, requires a ROW permit as well. Visit the Right-Of-Way Permit page for more information and to get started on your application.


Commercial Use Authorization (CUA)

A Commercial Use Authorization is a permit necessary to conduct business in the park in any way. CUAs can include: fishing instruction, exercise classes, boat rentals, river tours, shuttle services, etc. Permits will only be considered for activities that relate to the park's reason for establishment. Learn more about how you can Do Business With Us.

Last updated: March 4, 2019

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Mailing Address:

1978 Island Ford Parkway
Sandy Springs, GA 30350


Use this phone number to contact the park between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. If their is no answer please leave a message with your name and a phone number where you can be contacted. Once received your call will be directed to the appropriate person to assist you. If you should know the phone number of the person you wish to contact please use it.

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