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 about Alabama firearm laws, please visit the following website and note Section 13A-11-75 and Regulation 2009-SP-1 (Rule No. 220-5-.08).
Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.
Did You Know?
Five months after the Selma to Montgomery march, on August 6, 1965, President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act, “generally considered the most successful piece of civil rights legislation ever adopted by the United States Congress.”