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 the following Colorado state websites.
Colorado Bureau of Investigation
For more information, using the web search engine of your choice, search Colorado state firearms laws.
Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.
For additional information download a brochure produced by the Intermountain Regional Office of the National Park Service regarding firearms in parks throughout this region.
Last updated: December 16, 2014