The GTM Research Reserve has over 200,000 visitors per year from all over the world. Whether you’re coming to explore, spend time with family, build on a hobby, experience new adventures or just recharge the GTM Research Reserve is the ideal location for your business, social gathering, or special event! Click the links below for additional information and to begin the permitting/ reservation process. Also, just to prepare for the permitting process:

  1. You submit a permit request (using the links below). Please provide as much as information as possible.
  2. We will email you an invoice using the information submitted on the form.
  3. Once the invoice has been paid we will sign your tentative permit and email it back to you informing you that the request has been accepted.
  4. Please keep all emails until your event is completed.

Facility Rental Request
The Environmental Education Center has approximately 9,300 square feet available for renting. Click here to view our rental brochure for pricing and room availability. If you are interested in reserving space please fill out the Facility Rental Request form.

Beach Wedding Permit Request
This permit is specific to beach weddings occurring on Guana Beach. Please note the parking lot availability based on Sea Turtle Nesting Season. Click here to fill out the form.

Special Use Permit Request
This permit is for special events occurring on property directly managed by the GTM Research Reserve. For example, trail runs occurring in the Guana Trail System. Click here to fill out the form.

Commercial Videography/ Photography Permit Request
This permit is for commercial videography and/or photography occurring within property directly managed by the GTM Research Reserve. Examples of commercial videography and/or photography include, but is not limited to: commercial filming or marketing photography. Click here to fill out the form.