Laws & Policies
Superintendent's Compendium -A compendium of designations, closures, request requirements, and other restrictions imposed under the discretion of the Superintendent.
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 this website.
Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.
If you are traveling, click here to view Florida's reciprocity agreements.
Did You Know?
Fort Matanzas in St. Augustine, Florida is named for the slaughter of French Huguenots from Fort Caroline in 1565. In Spanish, "matanzas" means slaughters. More...