New York Firearms Law
The law governing possession of firearms inside a national park changed on February 22, 2010.
Visitors may possess firearms within a national park unit provided they comply with federal, state, and local laws.
Please remember that federal law prohibits firearms in certain park facilities and buildings. These places are marked with signs at public entrances.
New York State Firearms Statutes (at bottom of page click on "Laws of New York", then search "firearms" - the links will take you to the statutes.)
New York State website
New York City information
New York Attorney General
ATF Summary of Federal & State Laws
Public Law 111-24 512(b)
Possession of Firearms in Federal Facilities (18 USC 930)
African Burial Ground National Monument
Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Castle Clinton National Monument
Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site
Ellis Island National Monument
Federal Hall National Memorial
Fire Island National Seashore
Fort Stanwix National Monument
Gateway National Recreation Area
General Grant National Memorial
Governors Island National Monument
Hamilton Grange National Memorial
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
Saint Paul's Church National Historic Site
Saratoga National Historical Park
Statue of Liberty National Monument
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site
Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
Women's Rights National Historical Park
Disclaimer: This summary is meant for general purposes only. Firearm laws change frequently.
All infomation stated here is accurate as of 2/3/2010. It is illegal to brandish or discharge a weapon. Federal and state regulations restrict the possession of firearms in federal buildings and school zones.