Freedom of Speech, the press, religion, and assembly are rights, not privileges. However, the courts have recognized that activities associated with the exercise of these rights may be reasonably regulated to protect legitimate government itnerests. Therefore, in order to protect park resources, the NPS may regulate certain aspects of First Amendment activities, such as the time, the place and the manner in which they are conducted. It is the conduct associated with the exercise of these rights that is regulated, and never the content of the message.
A few guidelines:
How to apply
Complete Form 10-930 (updated 12/08/2020) and return it to the address on the form. Please allow at least four days for processing.
Last updated: December 8, 2020