• Image of the reconstructed stockade at Fort Vancouver and Pearson Air Museum looking northeast from the Land Bridge.

    Fort Vancouver

    National Historic Site OR,WA

Laws & Policies

Firearms

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 the websites for Washington State and Oregon:

Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.

Frequently Asked Questions: Firearms in National Parks, Washington State National Park Units contains additional information.

Did You Know?

Image of the interior of the Fort Vancouver NHS collections facility

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