Change in Firearms Policy
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.
Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.
For any questions you can email us or call the Chief Ranger at (928) 526-3367 x223.
The Superintendent's Compendium establishes regulatory provisions for the management, protection, and public use of Walnut Canyon, Sunset Crater Volcano, and Wupatki National Monuments. The document is written under the authority of 36 CFR Chapter 1, Parts 1–7, as well as 54 USC §100751.
Last updated: May 27, 2020