Permits & Fee Areas

Overnight Permits

Overnight permits are required within the Monument for all overnight car camping or backpacking. Permits are free of charge and may be obtained at any of our visitor centers or at developed trailheads.


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Day Use Fee Areas

  • Calf Creek Recreation Area - $2.00

Special Recreation Permits (SRP)

Special Recreation Permits (SRPs) are authorizations which allow specified and often time-restricted recreational uses of the public lands and related waters. They are issued as a means to manage visitor use, protect natural and cultural resources, as a means to achieve the goals and objectives of the field office recreation program as outlined in a land use plan, and as a mechanism to authorize the types of recreational uses described here. There are six major variations of SRP permits: commercial, competitive vending, special use areas, organized groups and relationships with other permits.

Learn more about Special Recreation Permits.

  • Contact: Jabe Beal, Outdoor Recreation Planner, 435-826-5601

Filming Permits

A permit is required for all commercial filming activities on public lands. Commercial filming is defined as the use of motion picture, videotaping, sound recording, or other moving image or audio recording equipment on public lands that involves the advertisement of a product or service, the creation of a product for sale, or the use of actors, models, sets, or props, but not including activities associated with broadcasts for news programs. For purposes of this definition, creation of a product for sale includes a film, videotape, television broadcast, or documentary of participants in commercial sporting or recreation event created for the purpose of generating income.


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