• Filene Center lawn filled with patrons

    Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts


Laws & Policies

Firearms at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

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 the Virginia state website.

See sections 18.2-279 through 18.2-312 of Code of Virginia or visit the Virginia Attorney General site.

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


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