Laws & Policies

Federal Firearms Law

Beginning 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 Disclousure 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.

Federal law also prohibits firearms in federal facilities. The following park buildings are considered federal facilities:

Visitor Center
Administrative Office - Warren House
Blacksmith Shop
Draft Horse Barn
Curatorial Storage Facility
Resource Building
Maintenance Workshop
Warren Barn

Montana Overview

Open Carry Allowed
Handgun = Yes
Shotgun = Yes
Rifle = Yes
In Vehicle = Yes
Age Requirement = under 14 years old adult supervision required

Concealed Weapon Permit Required
Inside City/Town Limits = Yes
Outside City/Town Limits = No
Age Requirement = 18 years of age

Montana State Firearms Information
Concealed Weapons
Montana Department of Justice


Last updated: February 24, 2015

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Deer Lodge, MT 59722


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