Rules & RegulationsSuperintendent's Compendium (2021) (pdf, 5.3 MB)
Local park rules regarding fires, pets, beach driving, camping, etc.
Code of Federal Regulations, Title 36
Federal rules governing what happens in a National Park.
North Carolina State ATV Regulations
The state regulations went into effect December 1, 2005
Wildlife Protection ZonesFrequently Asked Questions
Current Wildlife Protection Zones
Annual Wildlife Reports
Federal Firearms Regulations
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 (Title 18-Part 1-Chapter 44-Section 930) prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; Including but not limited to,
All of these places are marked with signs at all public entrances prohibiting the carry of weapons, concealed or otherwise. For more specific information call or email this park.
Last updated: April 6, 2021