• Replica of Roger Williams' compass

    Roger Williams

    National Memorial Rhode Island

Laws & Policies

Firearms in National Parks

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.

The role of the responsible gun owner is to know and obey the federal, state, and local laws appropriate to the park they are visiting.

Please remember that federal law prohibits firearms in certain park facilities and buildings. These places are marked with signs at public entrances.

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Please click on the following link to view the Superintendent's Compendium for the Roger Williams National Memorial.

Did You Know?

Roger Williams

Did you know that Roger Williams and his wife Mary had six children and 25 grandchildren? This means that, today, there are thousands of Roger Williams descendents throughout the world? Maybe Roger was your ancestor! More...