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 the following Colorado state website.
Colorado Bureau of Investigation
or visit an official NPS link.
Did You Know?
On September 28, 1864 Cheyenne Chiefs Black Kettle and White Antelope, with other Cheyenne and Arapaho, met in council with Colorado Governor John Evans and Colonel John Chivington. The council, held at Camp Weld near Denver, had been arranged by Major Edward Wynkoop, commander at Fort Lyon.