• View from the Canyon Rim Trail. Photo by Jeff Kochevar

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Firearms Regulations

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.



Gun Regulations in the Intermountain Region



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 at www.colorado.gov



For additional information on Colorado Firearms Laws, use the search engine of your choice and enter "Colorado Firearms Law."



Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances. Those places include all government offices, visitor centers, ranger stations, fee collection buildings, and maintenance facilities.

Did You Know?

John Otto on a trail with his horse and burro

John Otto's efforts almost a century ago continue to help visitors experience Colorado National Monument. Of the 40 miles of trails available to hikers in the monument, many of them were first built by original park custodian John Otto. More...