Arizona State Park Press

Media Contact

On Deadline? Call Michelle Thompson, Chief of Communications/PIO, at (602) 542-1996 or (480) 589-8877 or email

Members of the media who would like to be on the press release and media advisory email list may send an email to

Filming & Photography Permit Application

Any photographer, video production or film company must complete a Film Photography permit application to use Arizona State Parks as a location. Download the Permit Application and email the completed form to

To learn more about filming in Arizona, visit Arizona Office of Film & Digital Media at

After the permit application is accepted you will be notified. A special-use permit may also be required. There is a $1 million insurance certificate required. For large scale project, please allow up to 30 days for the completion of the permit application and permit process. We will do our best to approve small, low impact requests quickly.

Permission for Use of Pictorial Images

All requests to reproduce photographic images from the Arizona State Parks and Trails collections must complete a Permission for Photographic Reproduction application. Download the Permission for Use of Pictorial Images Application and email the completed form to


Outdoor Recreation Info Center
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23751 N. 23rd Ave. #190
Phoenix, AZ 85085

 (877) MY-PARKS

Mission Statement
"Managing and conserving Arizona's natural, cultural and recreational resources for the benefit of the people, both in our Parks and through our Partners."