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 a century before this recreation area was formed, the Delaware Water Gap was touted as a Wonder of the World, and drew vacationers via rail lines from Philadelphia and New York City. There were trails to stroll, verandas for viewing the gap, and a steamboat for moonlight cruises. More...