Passes & Permits

Buying an OHV permitPermits are required for:

  • Selling any merchandise;
  • Posting or distributing any handbill, circular, paper or notice;
  • Conducting or participating in a public meeting assembly or special event;
  • Groups of more than 75 people require a special-use permit to camp in either a campground or undesignated area.
  • Groups of any size camping in undesignated areas will need a visitor pass/permit. Contact the local district office.
  • Within the Chattooga River corridor, groups with more than 24 participants and/or commercial activities are prohibited without a Special Use Permit issued by the Forest Service.

See below to learn what pass or permit is right for you.

When Should You Obtain Special Authorization to Use National Forest Lands

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