Laws & Policies
Superintendent's Compendium of Designations, Closures, Permit, Requirements and Other Restrictions Imposed under Discretionary Authority. (PDF 377KB)
Enabling Legislation (4.17MB, PDF format)
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 on lands owned by the National Park Service in this park.
Most lands within the boundaries of Nicodemus National Historic Site are privately owned or owned by other government entities. 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 Kansas state websites.
http://www.kslegislature.org/legsrv-statutes/getStatuteInfo.do (statute 21-4204)
Firearms: Frequently Asked Questions (PDF 64KB)
Did You Know?
The congregation of the First Baptist Church (1877- present) has held worship service in five different structures: a dugout, a soddie, a small limestone structure, a large limestone structure which still remains, and now a red brick building north the old limestone structure.