Freedom of Speech & the First Amendment
National Park Service Statement on Free Speech
Call (570) 426-2440 for information about Free Speech permits
The Right of Free Speech
Your right to a permit for the Exercise of Free Speech
To apply, please download and complete this application.
Your Rights as a Park Visitor
You may contact the park's superintendent of the park with your questions and opinions at:
If you feel harassed or impeded from enjoying the park by a person exercising their First Amendment right of free speech, please notify a park ranger.
Did You Know?
... that in the 1750s, the northwest border of New Jersey (now Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area) was a frontier of the English colonies. In the French & Indian (Seven Years) War, a string of forts protected these settlements. The sites of seven of these outposts are in the park. More...