Event/Commercial Permits

Photo show a newly wedded couple in the forest.Wedding - Reunions - Sporting Events - Festivals - Outfitters/Guides

Permits for events such as weddings, family reunions (outside of developed recreation sites), sporting events, festivals and such are required.

In addition, commercial activities such as outfitter and guide services, are required to obtain a special use permit.

For commercial photography and film-making, and many types of research permits, refer to Other & Land Use Permits for more information.

Photo shows a string of horse and mules used by an outfitter.If you are planning for an event and wish to host your event on the Payette National Forest, please call our Special Uses Program Manager at 208-634-0416.  We certainly know that you don't want to plan an event, only to find out at the last minute a permit is needed.  If you are in doubt about the need for a permit, or have questions about the permitting process, please give us a call!