Firearms in the National Parks
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 our state’s website. Georgia laws regarding carrying concealed weapons can be found at www.atf.gov/publications/firearms/state-laws/29th-edition/index.html or www.lexis-nexis.com/hottopics/gacode/default.asp.
Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.
What does this mean for the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site?
In what areas of the park are weapons prohibited?
All of these areas will be identified with an NPS-approved “No Firearms Allowed” decal or placard.
Can government employees with a concealed weapons permit carry weapons while at work?
What if I am traveling through Georgia? Is my state's concealed carry permit recognized in Georgia?
Did You Know?
Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, three years younger than her husband Jimmy, graduated from Plains High School in 1944 as class valedictorian receiving the highest grades in her class.