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.
See Maryland Code, Public Safety, Title 5
See also Maryland Code, Criminal Law, Title 4
Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.
Record of Determination to close National Capital Parks-East to the Launching, Landing, or Operation of Unmanned Aircraft