Laws & Policies
It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering the park.
As a starting point, please visit the State of Utah website: http://www.firemarshall.utah.gov/bci/CFreferences.html
Federal law also prohibits firearms in buildings within the park; those facilities include the Visitor Center, restrooms, yurt and Cedar City administrative offices.
Hunting is still prohibited within all areas of the monument. Any display or use of firearms other than lawful use is still prohibited. These changes do not extend to the possession or use of any weapon other than firearms under 36 CFR 2.4 (e.g. hunting bow, BB gun, slingshot).
18 USC 926A reserves your right to transport unloaded firearms as long as you are otherwise legally permitted to do so.
If you have specific questions about firearms in Cedar Breaks National Monument, please contact the Cedar City administrative office at 435-586-9451.
Laws are created by Congress and establish the highest order of legal authority over national parks. More...
Service-wide policy for the National Park Service is developed by the Office of Policy with public input and in accordance with applicable laws. Policies dictate many of the overall directions and procedures used by all parks. More...
The Code of Federal Regulations provide a complete listing of park rules and regulations.
36 CFR parts 1-199 pertains to all National Park areas.
Some regulations may be subject to change.
The Superintendent's Compendium is an addendum to the CFR that lists specific rules and regulations for Cedar Breaks National Monument,including the justification for each.
Did You Know?
Cedar Breaks National Monument can get about 250 days of freezing temperatures during the year. This freezing process contributes to the erosion that shapes the Cedar Breaks amphitheater.