A Special Use Permit is required for any activity that provides a benefit to an individual, group, or organization, rather than to the park or the public at large. Many of the events that require permits also require some degree of oversight from National Park Service staff.To learn more about applying for a Special Use Permit, read the instructions and requirements.
First Amendment Activities
A permit is required for any filming or photography done by photojournalists and other members of the media within the boundary of Castle Clinton National Monument.
For more information regarding special use, commercial filming, and/or short term leasing at Castle Clinton National Monument, contact the Special Use Permits Coordinator at (212) 825-6990.
Inquiries can also be made via e-mail to: e-mail us.
Did You Know?
Castle Clinton was very nearly destroyed in the 1940’s as part of a project to build a second Brooklyn bridge. The project was not stopped, but moved underground. Today the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel runs directly under the building.