• Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, Tropical Water Lily

    National Capital Parks-East

    District of Columbia

Firearms Regulations

Firearms

As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law makes possession of firearms in national parks subject to local and state firearms laws.

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 the following states sites:

For our parks located in Maryland:

Maryland State Law

See Maryland Code, Public Safety, Title 5

See also Maryland Code, Criminal Law, Title 4

Maryland Attorney General

For our parks located in the District of Columbia:

District of Columbia Law

See Division I, Title 7, Subtitle J, Chapter 25

See also Division IV, Title 22, Subtitle VI, Chapter 45

District of Columbia Attorney General


Federal law continues to prohibit firearms in federal facilities in this park. Those federal facilities are marked with signs at public entrances.

United States Park Police District 4 Facilities

United States Park Police District 5 Facilities

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens is the only national park established for the propagation of water plants. This site is part of Anacostia Park in National Capital Parks - East.