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?
The second Fort Union, also known as the Star Fort, is the only Civil War earthwork in the Southwest. The earthen trenches were designed to block the Santa Fe Trail from Confederate advancement from the south.