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    Rocky Mountain

    National Park Colorado

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  • Old Fall River Road will be closed in 2014 due to flood damage

    Damages on Old Fall River Road are extensive and the road will remain closed to vehicles through 2014. It is unknown at this time whether hikers and bicyclists will be allowed on the road. More »

  • Impacts from September 2013 Flood

    Due to recent flooding, there are still some closures in the park that could affect your visit. More »

Firearms Regulations

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 the following Colorado state website.

Colorado Bureau of Investigation
http://cbi.state.co.us/ic/Firearms_FAQ.html

For more information, using the web search engine of your choice, search Colorado state firearms laws.

Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.

For additional information download a brochure produced by the Intermountain Regional Office of the National Park Service regarding firearms in parks throughout this region.

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