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 Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is home to hundreds of black bears. The bears are usually peaceful, but they are still large, wild animals that can maul a person. Don't approach or annoy bears! Don't let your dog chase a mother bear or her cubs! NEVER FEED A BEAR! More...