Outfitter/Guide Proposals


Notification to prospective Outfitter and Guide Special Use applicants for commercial use of the Tongass National Forest


2014 application and proposal submittals for new outfitter and guide services on the Tongass National Forest must be received by January 15th.

Please keep in mind submittal by these due dates does not guarantee a permit will be issued. We will continue to receive proposals after these dates, however, any proposals received after the due date may not be processed in time for the upcoming operating season. If you would like further information about outfitter and guiding Special Use Permits, contact the Ranger District closest to the majority of your proposed commercial activity. A contact sheet for each Ranger District may be found here

Ketchikan-Misty Fiords Ranger District

Bear Fishing at Margaret Creek

Invitation for proposals for permits to conduct outfitted/guided services at Margaret Creek Wildlife Observation Site

Applications for Margaret Creek Wildlife Observation Site must be received no later than March 29, 2013.