...to provide for the ever-increasing outdoor recreation needs...and to promote the preservation of...the open-air, outdoor areas and historic resources of the Nation...
Firearms Regulations: As of February 22, 2010, federal law makes possession of firearms in national parks subject to local and state firearms laws. It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering a national park. As a starting point, please visit the following websites:
See Maryland Code, Public Safety, Title 5
See Division I, Title 7, Subtitle J, Chapter 25
See also Division IV, Title 22, Subtitle VI, Chapter 45
Last updated: March 11, 2020