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The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The National Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.

Laws & Policies

Federal Regulations & Local Rules

The Code of Federal Regulations contains regulations pertaining to all National Park areas. The Superintendent’s Compendium contains regulations specific to Thomas Stone National Historic Site.

Marijuana and Other Controlled Substances

Possession or use inside a National Park Service area is prohibited. Despite varying state laws, marijuana remains illegal under federal law. Federal law is enforced in all National Park Service lands and facilities.

Firearms in National Parks

Law governing possession of firearms in National Park Service areas changed on February 22, 2010. Visitors may possess firearms within a National Park Service area, provided they comply with federal, state, and local laws. Gun owners are responsible for knowing all federal, state, and local laws relevant to the park they are visiting. Federal law prohibits firearms in certain park facilities. These facilities are marked with signs at public entrances.

Last updated: July 17, 2023

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Contact Info

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6655 Rose Hill Road
Port Tobacco, MD 20677


804-224-1732 x227

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