Other Permits

A Special Use Authorization grants rights or privileges of occupancy and use on National Forest System lands subject to specified terms and conditions.  The authorization is granted for a specific use of the land for a specific period of time. Information about non-recreation special use permits is available from any Ranger District Office

Special uses include, but are not limited to:

  • Outfitting and Guiding
  • Recreation Events
  • Recreation Residences
  • Telecommunication Facilities
  • Water Transmission Lines
  • Research
  • Photography and Filming
  • Road and Utility Rights-of-Ways. 

The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest is implementing open seasons for Recreation Events and Temporary Outfitting and Guiding.  



https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/okawen/passes-permits/other