• The Living Room in the Vanderbilt Mansion

    Vanderbilt Mansion

    National Historic Site New York

Laws & Policies

 

Firearms in National Parks

The law governing possession of firearms inside a national park changed on February 22, 2010.

Visitors may possess firearms within a national park unit provided they comply with federal, state, and local laws.

The role of the responsible gun owner is to know and obey the federal, state, and local laws appropriate to the park they are visiting.

Please remember that federal law prohibits firearms in certain park facilities and buildings. These places are marked with signs at public entrances.

For more information
Please visit
www.nps.gov/nero/firearms/

Did You Know?

Frederick William Vanderbilt

Frederick Vanderbilt was the first Vanderbilt to graduate from College. He graduated from the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale University in 1878.