• Reenactors try to stay warm outside soldier huts in Jockey Hollow

    Morristown

    National Historical Park New Jersey

Laws & Policies

In order to protect the park, its resources and you, regulations are implemented that are specific to the park and are contained in the Superintendent's Compendium. To review this document, please click here.

This is a National Park making all these laws enforceable under Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations (36CFR). The full volume of the Code of Federal Regulations, including a searchable database, can be accessed by clicking here.

If you have any questions or if you're wondering about a particular activity, call us at 973-543-7958.

By following these rules, you help ensure all visitors have a safe and enjoyable experience. We hope you enjoy your visit to Morristown National Historical Park.

FIREARMS IN NATIONAL PARKS

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 became 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.

Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park (such as visitor centers, government offices, etc.);those places are marked with signs at all public entrances. Hunting and discharge of firearms remain prohibited in Morristown National Historical Park. Firearms should not be considered a wildlife protection strategy.

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