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 [email protected]

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

Commercial Filming/Photography Permit Application

Any photographer, video production or film company must complete a Commercial Filming/Still Photography pre-permit application to use Arizona State Parks as a location for commercial work. Download the Commercial Filming/Photography Application and email the completed form to [email protected].

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

After the pre-permit application is accepted you will be notified. A special-use permit may also be required. Please work directly with the park you want to use as a location. There is a $2 million insurance certificate required. For large scale project, please allow up to 30 days for the completion of the pre-permit application and permit process. We will do our best to approve small, low impact requests within a few days.

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 [email protected].

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Phoenix, AZ 85085

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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."