• We Won't Be Stopped!

    Selma To Montgomery

    National Historic Trail Alabama

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  • Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail

    Due to the sequestration plan, Lowndes Interpretive Center, will be closed on Sunday's effective March 10, 2013, until further notice. For more information, please call (334) 877-1983 or visit www.nps.gov/semo

  • Lowndes Interpretive Center and Selma Interpretive Center Closures

    Beginning Monday, May 5, 2014, the Lowndes Interpretive Center and Selma Interpretive Center will be open Tuesday - Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Both Interpretive Centers will be closed Sunday's and Monday's, until further notice.

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).

www.ago.alabama.gov/issue/Alabama_Weapon_Law.pdf

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

 

Did You Know?

Selma Marchers

On March 7, 1965, 3,000 supporters from across the United States converged in Selma, Alabama to join the 54-mile march planned for March 21, 1965 which ended on March 25, 1965 in Montgomery, Alabama.