Rules For Using the River Permit Application
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The Privacy Act and 43 CFR 2.48(d) require that you be furnished the following information in connection with the information requested by this form.
- Authority: 43 U.S.C. 1201; 43 CFR Group 2930
- Principal Purpose: BLM will use your information to determine whether or not to issue you a Special Recreation Permit. BLM will use some of the information to determine your qualifications for the permit and other information to determine the merits of your proposal.
- Routine Uses: BLM will disclose the information in accordance with the regulations at 43 CFR 2.56(d).
- Effect of Not Providing Information: Disclosing the information is necessary to receive a benefit. Not disclosing the information may result in BLM rejecting your application.
- Paperwork Reduction Act: The Paperwork Reduction Act requires us to inform you that the BLM will use the information to determine whether or not to issue you a Special Recreation Permit. Response to this request is required to obtain the benefit of receiving a Special Recreation Permit.
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General Permit Information
- When permits are required A launch permit is required to boat all river segments year-round on the mainstem downstream of Kimberly, and the North Fork downstream of Dale. Each permit is issued for a specific river segment and launch date.
- Number of permits needed per trip: One launch permit is required per group, with a maximum group size of 16 persons.
- Limited vs. unlimited river segments: Permits in Segments 2 and 3 are limited from May 20 to July 10th.
- Alternate Trip Leader: Trip Leader may list one alternate trip leader at the time of reservation.
- Trip Leader requirements: Trip Leader or Alternate is required to present printed permit and photo ID at the launch, and be present on the entire trip. Minimum age for a Trip Leader or Alternate is 13 years.
- Trip Leader/Alternate maximum Each person may be named as a Trip Leader or Alternate on a maximum of one overnight and three day-use permits at a time.
- Permit availability All permits are issued on-line as they become available. There is no lottery, no waiting list, and no permits are issued by phone. Permits for limited segments are released in two nearly equal batches on March1 and May 1 at 7 AM PST.
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