Films & Permits

Filming in Marin National Parks

All applications will need to be submitted with a Marin approved COVID-19 Site-Specific Protection Plan (SSP). The SSP will be required to be visible on site at all times. It is advised to give plenty of lead time (two weeks) when scheduling a project. There is a 12 person maximum per location for all crew sizes.

1. Filming in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA)
Find more information on filming in GGNRA areas by going to:
https://www.nps.gov/goga/planyourvisit/specialparkuses.htm

Film Permit Applications:
For GGNRA Small Film or Photo Shoot Application: NPS Application for Special Use Permit

For assistance with filming and still photography in the GGNRA (North of the Golden Gate Bridge), mail applicatiom to:
Noemi Robinson, Supervising Park Ranger
Mail: Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Office of Special Park Uses
201 Fort Mason, San Francisco CA 94123
Phone: 415-561-4371
Fax: 415-561-4305
Email: noemi_robinson@nps.gov
Katie Beltrano, Permit Specialist
Phone: 415-561-4373
Email: 
Katie_Beltrano@nps.gov
All permits are reviewed every Thursday and must be submitted via fax a minimum of 10 working days in advance based on availability.

Filming ON Stinson Beach - Southern End Only
Noemi Robinson, Supervising Park Ranger
Phone: 415-561-4371
Fax: 415-561-4305
Email: noemi_robinson@nps.gov

2. Filming in Muir Woods National Monument 
For all commercial media inquiries contact:
Noemi Robinson, Supervising Park Ranger
Phone: 415-561-4371
Fax: 415-561-4305
Email: noemi_robinson@nps.gov

Find more information on filming in GGNRA areas by going to:
www.nps.gov/goga/planyourvisit/specialparkuses.htm


3. Filming in Point Reyes National Seashore
For all inquiries regarding filming in Point Reyes, mail application to:
Special Park Uses Office
Point Reyes National Seashore
1 Bear Valley Road, Point Reyes Station, Ca 94956
Pay permit fees online at Pay.gov
Jessica Camacho, Intirum Supervising Park Ranger 
Email: Jessica_Camacho@nps.gov
Phone: 415-464-5111
Website for permit guidelines: www.nps.gov/pore/planyourvisit/permitsandreservations.htm
Must permit a minimum of 5 working days in advance


For all public service media inquiries, contact:
Julian Espinoza, Public Affairs Specialist
Public Affairs Office, Golden Gate NRA
Phone: 415-561-4732 or 561-4700
Email: goga_public_affairs@nps.gov
(Permits not required for public service-related photos and filming.)

Meet Your Film Liaison

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Deborah Albre
Film Liaison and Creative Services

Marin Film Resource Office
1 Mitchell Blvd., STE B
San Rafael, CA 94903
film@visitmarin.org
Direct Cell: 415-297-1611