Laws & Policies
Federal regulations covering all National Park Service lands are contained in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 36, Chapter 1.
The Superintendent's Compendium is a compilation of designations, closures, permit requirements, and other restrictions made by the superintendent, in addition to what is contained in Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations and other applicable federal statutes and regulations.
New Federal Firearms Law
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 about state and local firearms laws please visit our state's website: http://www.sled.sc.gov/Reciprocity1.aspx?MenuID=CWP
Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.
Did You Know?
The three-pounder Revolutionary War cannon was called a "Grasshopper" because it had a recoil of about 5 feet and looked somewhat like a grasshopper jumping when it was fired.