• 18th century tents are set up in a lane.

    Cowpens

    National Battlefield South Carolina

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?

Gunsmoke makes it difficult to tell which army is firing.

In the American Revolution, both the American and British armies wore bright colored uniforms so that they could help distinguish who they were shooting at through the gunsmoke.