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    Redwood

    National and State Parks California

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Laws & Policies

Redwood National Park 2014 Superintendent's Compendium
The Superintendent's Compendium of designations, closures, permit requirements, and other restrictions imposed under discretionary authority.
2014 Superintendent's Compendium (PDF, 5.4 MB)

Superintendent's Compendium (Previous Version)
2012 Superintendent's Compendium (PDF, 5.3 MB)
2011 Superintendent's Compendium (PDF, 6.0 MB)

 

Firearms
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 National Park Service-administered lands within Redwood National and State Parks.

It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering National Park Service-administered lands within Redwood National and State Parks. As a starting point, please visit the California Department of Justice Bureau of Firearms at http://ag.ca.gov/firearms/.

Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in the national park; those places will be marked with signs at all public entrances.

Frequently Asked Questions: National Parks & Firearms (PDF, 102 KB)

Please contact the Chief Ranger at 707-465-7302 for additional information.

Did You Know?

foggy redwood forest

Fog accounts for up to one-fourth of the precipitation needed so the mighty coast redwoods can survive. While you hike, fog drip is a good thing!