Laws & Policies
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Determination
As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws, to legally possess firearms in this park.
It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park. As a starting point, please visit our state’s website.
Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.
F-2: Fee collection procedures
H-1: Cultural site information disclosure policy (currently being revised)
H-2: Collecting park resources
N-1: Horse and pack animal policy
N-2: Off-highway motor vehicle regulations for backcountry use
N-4: Administrative access and fee waivers for researchers
W-2: Segway guidance
Did You Know?
Nearly 96% of Arches is recommended for wilderness designation. Though the recommendation has not been approved by Congress, the park is required to manage those 73,312 acres as though they were formally designated wilderness. More...