Commercial Use Authorizations

Commercial Use Authorizations (CUAs) are limited authorizations to provide specific visitor services within the boundaries of Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway.

Looking for Permitted Operators? Click here for our current list of CUA Holders.

Grand Teton National Park only accepts CUA applications for the following commercially guided activities:

1. Road Based Tours (includes Step on Guide Services)
2. Photography Workshops
3. Painting Workshops
4. Auto Shuttle Services
5. Transit Services
6. Towing Services
7. Guided Bicycle Tours
8. Youth Guided Day Hikes

Grand Teton National Park does not accept CUA applications for guided backpacking, day hiking, guided climbing, mountaineering, horseback riding, fishing, motorized boating, kayaking, water skiing, floating, skiing or snowshoeing.

2017 Letter to Operators
2017 Letter to CUA Operators and Applicants. Please click the download link below for a PDF document of this letter.

If you are applying for a new CUA or renewing your current CUA, please use the following links to access current forms:

1. 2017 Letter to Applicants
2. CUA Application
3. 2017 CUA Handbook
4. Guide and Vehicle List Template
5. NPS Approved Acknowledgement of Risk
6. 2017 Annual Financial Report Form

2017 marks the second year that CUA Holders will be assessed an Annual Fee based upon percentage of gross receipts. Fees that exceed the initial $300 paid in March will be due on January 31, 2018. Fees can be calculated using the above listed Annual Financial Report form.


Last updated: September 1, 2017

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