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JCOS - Commercial Activity - Guides

  1. Disclaimer

    Information submitted on this form will be sent via unsecured email. To protect sensitive information, do not enter the following items or similar information on this form: Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, bank account information, routing numbers, credit card numbers, medical information, passport numbers, and passwords. Please review our privacy policy located at By submitting this form, you acknowledge and accept the terms listed in the privacy policy.

  2. Commercial Activity Application - Guiding

    Permitted activities must be appropriate to the mission of Jeffco Open Space; complement resource protection, visitor protection and interpretation goals; and not pose any potential for derogation of values or purposes for which JCOS was established.

  3. Currently, the following guided and/or instructed activities may be permitted by JCOS: Guided Rock/Ice Climbing; Guided River trips including: Rafting, Kayaking, SUP, etc.; Guided Mountain Biking; Commercial Tours; Guided Hiking; Guided Fishing; Guided/Instructional Hang-gliding and para-gliding

  4. Contact Informtaion

    Annual permits will be mailed to this address

  5. Permit Type*

  6. Permit Delivery*

    Would you like to pick up your permit at the Jefferson County Open Space office, or have it mailed to the above address?

  7. For Single Day Only

  8. Max number of clients per occurance

  9. Guided Activities*

    Please select all activities that you would like to guide on JCOS managed land

  10. If other, please explain

  11. All vehicles with logos require mirror hang tags, which will be provided

  12. Attachments

  13. Please submit a list of all current guides who will be issued permits. If additional guides are added at a later date, please notify JCOS immediately so that we may send additional permits.

  14. Please upload your Certificate of Insurance. Certificates of Insurance must include Jefferson County Open Space as a certificate holder and as an additionally insured.

  15. If your organization operated last year, please submit a post-use report of all services rendered on JCOS managed land with total number of clients and revenue.

  16. A current brochure of your rates or your website that has the current information, such as rates, and trip dates. Please include an itinerary of the specific dates, areas of the park, and number of clients expected.

  17. Please attach your predicted use report of anticipated dates, parks, and numbers of participants

  18. Terms and Conditions*

    1) Permit must be on-hand and visible during all portions of events 2) All commercial vehicles with logos must display JCOS vehicle tag (will be provided) while parked on JCOS managed land 3) Annual permits are valid through December 31; Daily permits are valid only for the date and time requested. 4) Permit does not grant exclusive access to any area, trail, or route 5) All vehicles must be parked in a legal manner and outside of designated lanes of traffic 6) Permit is for your group, and your group only. Additional companies or organizations may not be added and must apply for their own permit 7) No trails will be closed for event(s), and all participants are expected to abide by proper trail etiquette and yielding practices 8) All JCOS Park Regulations apply, outside of those which are specifically addressed in this permit. Rules and Regulations can be found at 9) Permit may be revoked by JCOS at any time for any reason, including cases of misconduct

  19. Terms and Conditions - Mountain Biking*

    1) Rides must be divided into a maximum of 8 riders (bikes) per group, with groups congregating only at trail junctions or staging area 2) Pre-ride orientations must be given with an emphasis on multi-use trail etiquette and proper yielding

  20. Terms and Conditions - Rock Climbing*

    1) Guides may place a maximum of 3 ropes on individual routes at a single climbing area for a maximum of 90 minutes. The ropes must then be removed for a minimum of 30 minutes before being re-hung on the same route(s)

  21. Terms and Conditions - Hiking/Trail Running*

    1) While on trails, groups must be divided into a maximum of 14 participants with multiple groups congregating only at trail junctions or staging area (in other words, spread out while on trails)

  22. Electronic Signature Agreement*

    I (we) hereby swear or affirm, under penalty of perjury, that the information given here is true and correct. The typed signature below indicates this individual, or the legal entity the individual represents (as applicable), accepts responsibility for the activity and agrees to the terms and conditions of this agreement.

  23. Receive a Copy of Your Submission

    By checking the box below, you will receive a copy of the application you are submitting; however, this does not mean that your application has been approved. We will contact you within 10 business days to let you know the status of your application.

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