• Fredericksburg Battlefield: Sunken Road, Stone Wall and Innis House sunrise

    Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania

    National Military Park Virginia

Laws & Policies

Walking tour at Chancellorsville

Understanding park rules and regulations makes for a safe and pleasant visit.

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Park Rules and Regulations

The rules and regulations that govern Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania NMP can be found in full in the Superindendent's Compendium (2014).

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. For more information about Virginia gun laws, please visit their website.

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

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