A permit may be needed to conduct certain desired activities at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. It is always best to first contact the park before submitting any permit applications. For some activities, a permit charge is required for processing the activity request.

Activities that require a permit to be issued in advance include (but are not exclusive):

  • First Amendment activities

  • Special events (which include such activities as entertainment, ceremonies, weddings, rendezvous, organized recreational events, etc.)

  • Commercial Filming and Photography
    • Additional information here
  • Scientific research and related collecting

For more information regarding special activities in Hopewell Furnace NHS please contact the park at e-mail us or calling 610-582-8773 during regular business hours.

Click Application for Special Use Permit to download the permit application.
Short Form
Long Form


Last updated: November 9, 2022

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2 Mark Bird Lane
Elverson, PA 19520


610 582-8773

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