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On-Line Recreation Permits

Aravaipa Canyon  |   Paria Canyon  |   Coyote Buttes

photo montageYou can apply for and purchase recreation permits on-line to visit three Bureau of Land Management special areas in Arizona — Aravaipa Canyon, Paria Canyon, and Coyote Buttes Wilderness Areas. The number of allowable visitors to these areas is limited to protect the landscape and the wildlife, and to ensure a quality experience for everyone. The permit fees you pay are directly deposited to the areas to maintain and improve the services and the resources. Fees may vary, so be sure to read the information for each area.

Aravaipa Canyon

The Aravaipa Canyon recreational permits are available at

Questions? Contact the BLM Safford Field Office.

Paria Canyon and Coyote Buttes

To use this system, have your trip plans, calendar, and credit card ready, then click on the location where you wish to apply for a permit. Search for an available date, time and place you are seeking. Once you've selected your dates, you will be interfaced with a secure site to input your credit card information. The system will process your request and issue a confirmation, email, number, bar code, or receipt, as appropriate for the area you plan to visit.

Items you will need:

This system uses uses TLS security and 128-bit encryption for payment processing.

To enable TLS security in your browser:

  • On the Tools menu, click Internet Options
  • On the Advanced tab, under Security, make sure that "Use TLS 1.0" is checked (towards the bottom of the list)
  • Click Apply, and then click OK
  • Refresh the page

Minimum browser requirements to support 128 bit encryption:

  • Internet Explorer 6.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or greater
  • Mozilla 1.7 or greater
  • Netscape 7.x
  • Safari 1.2 (for MAC users)
Visitor Information
dot Trip Leader's Name
dot Mailing Address
dot Phone Number
dot Emergency Contact Person
dot Emergency Contact Phone Number
dot (If Commercial:
Organization Name and SRP Number)
 Trip Information
dot Area you want to visit
dot Entry Trailhead
dot Exit Trailhead
dot Entry Date
dot Number in your party
dot Number of days to stay
 Payment Information
dot Credit card holder's name, address, zipcode
dot Credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express)
dot Credit card number
dot Credit card expiration date

To ensure security, the payment input page is encrypted at a secure site maintained by a government contractor. BLM does not maintain any record of your credit card information. BLM maintains only your name, your permit information, the amount you paid, and your internet protocol address.