As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal and Alaska state law, to legally possess firearms in Sitka National Historical Park.
Under federal law, the use or discharge of a firearm is still prohibited by applicable provisions of 36 CFR Section 2.4(a)(2)(ii) and 36 CFR Section 13.30.
Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances. Click here to see a list of federal facilities in Sitka.
It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable Alaska state and federal firearms laws before entering this park. As a starting point, please visit:
State of Alaska firearms laws
Alaska State legislature statutes
Applicable federal firearms laws
Click here to read federal prohibitors that specify who may not possess a firearm in Sitka
Click here to read the new firearms law
Contact us with questions about firearms by email or by calling (907) 747-0110
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