A special park use (SPU) is defined as a short-term activity that takes place in a park area, and that:
Each request to permit a special park use or to renew authorization of an existing use will be reviewed and evaluated by the park superintendent.
Appropriate fees for cost recovery, as well as performance bond and liability insurance requirements, will be imposed, consistent with applicable statutory authorities and regulations. All costs incurred by the Park Service in writing the permit, monitoring, providing protection services, restoring park areas, or otherwise supporting a special park use will be reimbursed by the permittee. When appropriate, the Park Service will also include a fair charge for the use of the land or facility.
Please not that you may only apply for a Special Use Permit for activities that are to take place within 12 months of the application's date.
To apply for a Special Use Permit, call Michelle Haas at (843) 883-3123 x 225 or send an e-mail (email@example.com). For detailed information on permit procedures and costs, please review these documents:
Organized groups such as schools, scouts, churches, etc. should call ahead and make a reservation. E-mail or call (843) 881-5516 for more information.
Last updated: June 27, 2019