• Boy Carver Statue by Robert Amendola

    George Washington Carver

    National Monument Missouri

Laws & Policies

Firearms and other weapons

Legislation- 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. Refer to Section 512 of the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009, Public Law 111-24, 123 Stat. 1764-65

Park User Responsibility- 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 stating point, please visit our state's website www.ago.mo.gov or Missouri Revised Statutes, Chapter 571.

Weapons Prohibited in Federal Facilities-Federal law also prohibits firearm in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances. Refer to 18 U.S.C. Sec. 930.

Frequently Asked Questions


Compendium-Rules and Regulations for George Washington Carver National Monument

First Amendment Rights Area

First Amendment Rights Area Site

Did You Know?

Sign at the entrance to the park

The rural setting of the monument offers scenic views of prairies, woodlands, and rolling hills. A variety of oak, maple, and locust trees span the front lawn.