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, please visit our state’s website. http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/administration/crime_records/chl/chlsindex.htm
Frequently Asked Questions regarding the carrying of firearms in National Parks can be found here: FAQS
Did You Know?
Lieutenant Colonel Wesley Merritt and the 9th U.S. Cavalry reoccupied Fort Davis after the Civil War in 1867. He commanded the post until 1869.