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.
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;
Guided/Instructional Hang-gliding and para-gliding
Annual permits will be mailed to this address
Would you like to pick up your permit at the Jefferson County Open Space office, or have it mailed to the above address?
For Single Day Only
Maximum number of clients per occurrence
Please select all activities that you would like to guide on JCOS managed land
If other, please explain
All vehicles with logos require mirror hang tags, which will be provided
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.
Please upload your Certificate of Insurance. Certificates of Insurance must include Jefferson County Open Space as a certificate holder and as an additionally insured.
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. The standardized form can be found on the JCOS Permits page and must be returned as a .xlsx file type.
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.
Please attach your predicted use report of anticipated dates, parks, and numbers of participants
The standardized year-end reporting form can be found here, under Commercial Activity: https://www.jeffco.us/1512/Permits-Reservations
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.
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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