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Passes & Permits

Special Uses

Permits are required to use National Forests lands when there is commercial gain, or when there is an impact on the Forest. Information on permits for commercial filming, outfitting and guiding, etc., can be found at the  National Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management Passes and Permits Website .

Special-Use Authorization Brochure - the application process

Public Geocache Placement Application.

Approval of all geocache contents, design, and location must be registered prior to placement of items on public lands using the Public Geocache Placement Application/Registration form.