Laws & Policies
CHANGE IN CONCEALED WEAPONS REGULATION
Firearms and other weapons
Legislation: 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. Refer to Section 512 of the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009, Public Law 111-24, 123 Stat. 1764-65.
Park User Responsibility: It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearm laws before entering this park. As a starting point, please see the http://www.gunlaws.com/links/linksoh.htm. Please note that Ohio does not recognize any other state's concealed weapons permit.
Weapons Prohibited in Federal Facilities: Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances. Refer to 18 U.S.C. § 930.
For any questions you can e-mail or contact the Chief Ranger's office or 513-684-3262 ext. 304
Did You Know?
William Howard Taft commended Mathew Henson for his role in the discovery of the North Pole. William Howard Taft served on the board of trustees of Hampton institute from 1909 to 1930.