Laws & Policies

 

Firearms

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.

Maryland State Law

See Maryland Code, Public Safety, Title 5

See also Maryland Code, Criminal Law, Title 4

Maryland Attorney General

Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.

 
Unmanned Aircraft in the National Parks

“Unmanned aircraft” is defined as a device that is used or intended to be used for flight in the air without the possibility of direct human intervention from within or on the device. This term includes all types of devices that meet this definition (e.g., model airplanes, quadcopters, drones) that are used for any purpose, including for recreation or commerce.

Piscataway Park does not allow "unmanned aircraft" within park boundaries.

Last updated: May 22, 2021

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Mailing Address:

13551 Fort Washington Road
Fort Washington , MD 20616

Phone:

301-763-4600
For information about programming and visitation call the National Colonial Farm, 301-283-2113. For information regarding the administration of Piscataway Park call, 301-763-4600

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