Commercial Filming / Still Photography Permits
To film at Harpers Ferry NHP you need to file a completed application with the park a minimum of two weeks in advance. Some projects may require months to process. A non-refundable application fee of $50.00 is required at the time of application. Please note, the more complicated your project is, the longer it will take to process your request.
The following Word documents are available for download:
Application for Commercial Filming / Still Photography Special Use Permit
Application for Commercial Filming / Still Photography Special Use Permit Short Form
All commercial filming permits and still photography permits are subject to cost recovery and a location fee, neither of which may be waived. The location fee is determined by the type of activity, must be based on the current schedule, and is determined by the number of permitted days and the number of people on park lands associated with the permitted activity. There is no deviation from the schedule. A day of filming is defined as a continuous 24-hour period of filming.
Location Fees: charges per day
1-2 people, camera and tripod only - $0/day
1-10 people - $150/day
11-30 people - $250/day
31-49 people - $500/day
Over 50 people - $750/day
1-10 people - $50/day
11-30 people - $150/day
Over 30 people - $250/day