Laws & Policies
As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws to carry 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 about Alabama firearms laws please go to the following web site and note in particular Section 13A-11-75 and Regulation 2009-SP-1 (Rule No. 220-5-.08).
Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.
Did You Know?
In March 1814, Jackson executes a young Tennessee militiaman, John Woods, for insubordination. This act set an example of harsh discipline for the entire army. More...