Laws & Policies

Firearms Policy

As of February 22, 2010, a 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 public safety website. For any questions, you can e-mail us or contact the Chief Ranger at (928) 526-3367 x 223.

Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances. The Visitor Center does not permit firearms.


Superintendent's Compendium

The Superintendent's Compendium establishes regulatory provisions for the management, protection, and public use of Wupatki, Sunset Crater Volcano, and Walnut Canyon 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: November 9, 2023

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