Laws & Policies

Superintendent's Compendium

Can I film or take pictures in the park? What about drones? Find out the specifics here. The Superintendent’s Compendium is the summary of park specific rules implemented under 36 Code of Federal Regulations (36 CFR).

Here is a downloadable copy of the Compendium.

 

Firearms in National Parks

The law governing possession of firearms inside a national park changed on February 22, 2010.

Visitors may possess firearms within a national park unit provided they comply with federal, state, and local laws. The role of the responsible gun owner is to know and obey the federal, state, and local laws appropriate to the park they are visiting.

For more information about New York gun laws, please visit this website: http://public.leginfo.state.ny.us/menuf.cgi

Please remember that federal law prohibits firearms in certain park facilities and buildings. These places are marked with signs at public entrances.

Last updated: December 15, 2019

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