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.

2018 CUA Application period is closed.

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 or Painting Workshops
3. Auto Shuttle Services
4. Transit Services
5. Towing Services
6. Guided Bicycle Tours
7. 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, stand-up paddle boarding, water skiing, floating, skiing or snowshoeing.

2018 Letter to CUS Operators and Applicants
2018 Letter to CUA Operators and Applicants. Please click the download link below for a PDF document of this letter.

2018 CUA Application period is closed.

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

1. 2018 Letter to Applicants
2. 2018 CUA Application
3. 2018 CUA Handbook
4. 2017 Annual Financial Report Form
5. Guide and Vehicle List Template
6. NPS Approved Acknowledgement of Risk Form

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: June 1, 2018

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