• View through the barbed wire from inside the camp looking east.

    Minidoka

    National Historic Site ID,WA

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 legally possess 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, please visit our state’s website: Idaho.

Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.

Did You Know?

1943 Minidoka residents

During its operation a total of more than 13,000 internees from Washington, Oregon, and Alaska went through Minidoka's gate, with a peak population of 9,500.