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Arizona Lotteries and Permit Systems

Aravaipa Canyon  |  Coyote Buttes  |  Paria Canyon

You 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 Montage Aravaipa-Paria-Coyote Buttesareas 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 through

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.

This web site can only process transactions that use a credit card for payment. If you do not want to use the Internet to get your permit, you can call the Paria Canyon Project Permits Desk at (435) 688-3246 to get a permit.

Items you will need: 

Visitor Information
  • Trip Leader's Name
  • Mailing Address
  • Phone Number
  • Emergency Contact Person
  • Emergency Contact Phone Number
  • (If Commercial: Organization Name and SRP Number)
  Trip Information
  • Area you want to visit
  • Entry Trailhead
  • Exit Trailhead
  • Entry Date
  • Number in your party
  • Number of days to stay
  Payment Information
  • Credit card holder's name, address, zipcode
  • Credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express)
  • Credit card number
  • Credit card expiration date

System Requirements:

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) 

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.

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Information & Permits

Aravaipa Canyon 

Coyote Buttes 

Paria Canyon

For more information, or for answers to permit questions:

Paria Canyon/Coyote Buttes Project Permits Desk: (435) 688-3246 

(Please note that voice messages received from international phone numbers cannot be returned.)