First-Amendment Activities Permit

In conformity with the rights that are guaranteed in the United States Constitution, the National Park Service allows people to exercise freedom of speech, and groups to assemble peacefully on park land. Examples of first amendment activities include a church service, political event, or freedom-of-speech act. While no fee is charged, a permit is required for first amendment activities so the park can carry out its mission to preserve the cultural and natural resources of the parks, and to protect the rights and safety of visitors.

For more information about first amendment activity permits, call (570) 426-2440 or email the park's special use coordinator.

Permit Application, short form (42 KB pdf)
Permit Application, long form (39 KB pdf)


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