• Historic painting of aftermath of the Battle of the Little Bighorn

    Little Bighorn Battlefield

    National Monument Montana

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  • LITTLE BIGHORN BATTLEFIELD ROAD PAVING PROJECT UPDATE

    On August 25th to the 29th please be aware on these days there may be delays due to chip sealing and pavement stripping on the road.

  • Cutting back Ranger Talks after Labor Day

    There will be no 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Ranger talks after Labor Day. However there will be a 10:00 a.m. Ranger Talk and also at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.. Usaully cancellation on Ranger talks occur this time of the year due short staff.

Laws & Policies

Superintendent's Compendium

Kate Hammond - September 30th, 2011

Superintendent's compendium amendment_UAV

Denice Swanke - August 19th, 2014


 

Firearms – Important Please Read

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.

The Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009, was enacted May 22, 2009 and will become effective February 22, 2010. Section 512 of this law: Protecting Americans from Violent Crimes, supersedes the uniform treatment of firearm Possession in the national park system outside Alaska under the regulations found at 36 C.F.R. 2.4.

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.

http://data.opi.state.mt.us/bills/mca_toc/45_8_3.htm

Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances. Those places include all Government offices, visitor centers, ranger stations, fee collections buildings, and maintenance facilities. These prohibited locations will be marked with signs at all public enterances.

MONTANA:

Open Carry Allowed

Handgun = Yes

Rifle = Yes

In Vehicle =Yes

Age Requirement = 14

Concealed Carry Allowed – Permit Required

Person = Yes

Vehicle = Yes

State Reciprocity = 40 States

Age Requirement = 18

Other Montana State Firearms Information

http://www.doj.mt.gov/enforcement/criminaljustice/concealedweapons.asp

Did You Know?

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The Battle of the Little Bighorn did not end on top of Last Stand Hill as been traditionally suggested. According to warrior accounts the fight ended in a ravine, 300-400 yards below the hill known today as Deep Ravine.