Laws & Policies
1916 ACT TO ESTABLISH A NATIONAL PARK SERVICE 51.8KB PDF
A compendium is a compilation of designations, closures, permit requirements and other restrictions made by the superintendent in addition to what is contained in the Code of Federal Regulations and other applicable federal statutes and regulations.
FIREARMS IN PARKS
Weapons Prohibited in Federal Facilities - Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances. Refer to 18 U.S.C. 930
GUIDELINES FOR LIVING HISTORY AND BLACK POWDER
Living History and Black Powder Demonstrations
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Did You Know?
Fort Union was established to protect commercial and military enterprises along the Santa Fe Trail. The fort was strategically positioned near the junction of the Mountain and Cimarron Branches of the trail to better serve their purpose.