De Soto National Memorial was formed by Act of Congress in 1948. Here is the legislation:
Title 18 United States Code Section 930
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 our state’s website:http://licgweb.doacs.state.fl.us/weapons/index.html
Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.
De Soto National Memorial Bans the possession of Firearms in their Visitor Center and HQ Facilities
Last updated: May 28, 2021