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STATE PARKS RULES & REGULATIONS

Firearms Policy

Firearm Carry On West Virginia State Parks

Park guests may possess and carry cased rifles or shotguns within the boundaries of state parks.  "Cased rifle or shotgun" means a rifle or shotgun which is contained in a fully enclosing case which requires a zipper, lid or other cover to be opened for access.

Park guests may possess and carry cased handguns within the boundaries of state parks subject to general state law or restrictions on such carry.   "Cased handgun" means a handgun carried in a concealed manner or a handgun which is otherwise contained in a fully enclosing case or any type of secure holster. 

Park guests shall not be required to obtain written permission prior to transporting a cased firearm within the boundaries of the area. 

 


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