Firearms in the Park

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.

Portions of Vicksburg National Military Park are within the states of Mississippi and Louisiana.


In addition, Federal law prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park. Those facilities are posted at public entrances to identify them and notify the public that firearms are not allowed in those areas.

As a starting point, please visit the federal Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms website and select the state that you are interested in from the list on the right side of the page.

 

Any firearm that is prohibited by State or Federal law is prohibited in Vicksburg National Military Park. As of 2010, he possession of a handgun permit is required when in possession of a concealed handgun outside your vehicle in Mississippi.

Last updated: August 24, 2018

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3201 Clay Street
Vicksburg, MS 39183

Phone:

(601) 636-0583

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