FORT LARAMIE NHS FOUNDATION DOCUMENT
The purpose of the compendium is to provide the public and park employees with a document that lists the special designations, closures, public use limits, permit requirements and other restrictions imposed under the discretionary authority of the Superintendent. The Fort Laramie NPS Superintendent's Compendium may be downloaded from the link below. The signed Compendium is on file. A copy of the signed document may be obtained by contacting the park and requesting it. The text can be downloaded here 2020 Superintendent's Compendium
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.
The Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009, was enacted May 22, 2009 and will become effective February 22, 2010. Section 512 of this law; Protecting Americans from Violent Crimes, supersedes the uniform treatment of firearm possession in the national park system outside Alaska under the regulations found at 36 C.F.R. 2.4.
It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park. Fort Laramie National Historic Site is located in Wyoming whose regulations are listed below.
Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park (such as visitor centers, government offices, maintenance facilities, etc.); those places are marked with signs at all public entrances. Hunting and discharge of firearms remain prohibited at Fort Laramie National Historic Site
Open Carry Allowed
Concealed Carry Allowed - Permit Required
Last updated: April 13, 2020