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 Dry Tortugas National Park. It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable federal, state and local firearms laws before entering Dry Tortugas National Park.
As a starting point to learn about state and local firearms laws, please go to the following web site and select the state that you are interested in from the list on the right side of the page:
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Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in Dry Tortugas National Park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.
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