• Val-Kill Cottage

    Eleanor Roosevelt

    National Historic Site New York

Laws & Policies

Firearms in National Parks

The law governing possession of firearms inside a national park changed on February 22, 2010.

Visitors may possess firearms within a national park unit provided they comply with federal, state, and local laws.

The role of the responsible gun owner is to know and obey the federal, state, and local laws appropriate to the park they are visiting.

Please remember that federal law prohibits firearms in certain park facilities and buildings. These places are marked with signs at public entrances.

For more information
Please visit:
www.nps.gov/nero/firearms/

Did You Know?

Fala

The real name of Franklin Roosevelt's famous Scottish Terrier Fala is, Murray the Outlaw Fala Hill. Fala was given to FDR by his distant cousin Daisy Suckley.