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CHAPTER NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Part 1 Miscellaneous provisions. 2 Public use and recreation. 3 Boating 4 Vehicles and traffic safety. 5 Commercial and private operations. 6 Miscellaneous fees. 7. Special regulations, areas of the National Park system. 8 Labor standards applicable to employees of National Park Service conces

sioners. 9 Procedure and business of the National Park Trust Fund Board. 10

Disposal of certain wild animals. 11 Arrowhead Symbol. 20 Isle Royale National Park; commercial fishing. 21 Hot Springs National Park; bathhouse regulations. 25 National Military Parks; licensed guide service regulations. 27

Cape Cod National Seashore; zoning standards. 28 Fire Island National Seashore; zoning standards. 30 Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area zoning standards

for Whiskeytown unit. 50 National Capital Parks regulations. 55 National cemetery regulations.

NOTE: Other regulations issued by the Department of the Interior appear in Title 25; Title 30; Title 32, Chapter XIII; Titlo 48; Title 50, Chapter I.

PART 1-MISCELLANEOUS

(a) The term “Secretary” shall mean PROVISIONS

the Secretary of the Interior. Sec.

(b) The term “Director" shall mean 1.1 Applicability and scope.

the Director of the National Park 1.2 Definitions.

Service. 1.3 Penalties.

(c) The term “Regional Director" AUTHORITY: The provisions of this Part

means the official in charge of a region 1 issued under secs. 1 and 3, 89 Stat. 535, as of the National Park Service. amended; sec. 1, 47 Stat. 1420; 60 Stat. 885; (d) The term "superintendent” inas amended; sec. 2, 49 Stat. 666; 16 U.S.C. 1, cludes any official in charge of a park 3, 9a, 171-2, and 462, and acts relating to the individual areas.

area, or his authorized representative.

(e) The term "authorized person" inSOURCE: The provisions of this part 1 ap

cludes any person authorized to enforce pear at 31 F.R. 16651, Dec. 29, 1966, unless otherwise noted.

the provisions of this chapter.

(f) The term "park area" includes all $ 1.1 Applicability and scope.

federally owned or controlled areas ad(a) The regulations contained in Parts

ministered by the National Park Service. 1 through 6 of this chapter shall apply to

(g) The term "natural area” includes all persons entering, using, visiting, or

all those national parks and monuments who are otherwise within the boundaries

established as such because of their of any federally owned or controlled

natural features and is applicable to the areas administered by the National Park

National Monuments listed below and to Service, except: (1) Areas administered

all National Parks except Mesa Verde: by the National Park Service in the Dis- Arches.

Grand Canyon. trict of Columbia and its environs to

Badlands.

Great Sand Dunes. which Part 50 is specifically applicable,

Black Canyon of the Jewel Cave. and (2) national cemeteries to which

Gunnison.

Joshua Tree.

Buck Island Reef. Katmai. Part 55 is specifically applicable. The

Capitol Reef.

Lava Beds. special regulations in Part 7 of this chap

Capulin Mountain. Lehman Caves. ter also will apply to all persons enter- Cedar Breaks.

Muir Woods. Ing, using or visiting the areas for which Channel Islands. Natural Bridges. they are adopted. The regulations con

Chiricahua.

Oregon Caves. tained in Parts 1 through 7 of this chap

Colorado.

Organ Pipe Cactus.

Craters of the Moon. Pinnacles. ter are hereby made and prescribed for

Death Valley.

Rainbow Bridge. the proper use, management, government

Devils Postpile.

Saguaro. and protection of, and maintenance of Devils Tower.

Sunset Crater. good order in the areas to which they Dinosaur.

Timpanogos Cave. apply.

Glacier Bay.

White Sands. (b) The regulations contained in Parts

(h) The term "historical area" in1 through 7 of this chapter are not ap

cludes all those park areas established plicable on privately owned lands (in

as such because of their historical or cluding Indian lands owned either indi.

archeological significance and applies to vidually or tribally) within the bound

all National Historic Sites, National aries of any park area, except as may be

Memorials, National Historical Parks, provided by regulations specifically re

National Military Parks, National Batlating to privately owned lands under

tlefields, Battlefield Sites, and Battlefield the legislative jurisdiction of the United

Parks, National Memorial Parks, all NaStates.

tional Monuments other than those (c) The regulations contained in Part 7 of this chapter are special regulations

listed in paragraph (g) of this section,

and Mesa Verde National Park. prescribed for specific areas, and such regulations may amend, modify, relax, or

(i) The term "recreational area" inmake more stringent the regulations con

cludes all National Seashores, National tained in Parts 2 through 6 of this Lakeshores, National Scenic Riverways, chapter.

National Recreation Areas, National (31 F.R. 16651, Dec. 29, 1966, as amended at Parkways, National wud Rivers, Catoc32 F.R. 8294, June 9, 1967)

tin Mountain Park, Prince William Forest $ 1.2 Definitions.

Park, and all other park areas adminThe following definitions shall apply

istered by the National Park Service to all regulations contained in Parts 1 primarily for the purpose of public through 7 of this chapter.

recreation.

1.3 Penalties.

(a) Any person convicted of violating any provision of the regulations contained in Parts 1 through 7 of this chapter, or as the same may be amended or supplemented, within any park area not embraced in paragraphs (b) or (c) of this section, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $500 or by imprisonment not exceeding 6 months, or both, and shall be adjudged to pay all costs of the proceedings. (16 U.S.C. 3)

(b) Any person who knowingly and wilfully violates any provision of the regulations contained in Parts 1 through 7 of this chapter, or as the same may be amended or supplemented, within any of the national military parks, battlefield sites, national monuments, or miscellaneous memorials transferred to the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior from that of the Secretary of War by Executive Order No. 6166, June 10, 1933, and enumerated in Executive Order No. 6228, July 28, 1933, shall be punished upon conviction thereof by a fine of not more than $100, or by imprisonment for not more than 3 months, or by both. (16 U.S.C. 9a)

(c) Any person convicted of violating any provision of the regulations contained in Parts 1 through 7 of this chapter, or as the same may be amended or supplemented within any park area established pursuant to the Act of August 21, 1935 (49 Stat. 666), shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500 and shall be adjudged to pay all costs of the proceedings. (16 U.S.C. 462)

Sec. 2.20 Preservation of public property, natural

features, curiosities, and resources. 2.21 Public assemblies, meetings. 2.22 Report of injury or damage. 2.23 Saddle and pack animals. 2.24 Sanitation. 2.25 Scientific specimens. 2.26 Skating, skateboards. 2.27 Special events. 2.28 Swimming and bathing. 2.29 Tampering with vehicle or vessel. 2.30 Travel on trails. 2.31 Water skiing. 2.32 Wildlife; bunting. 2.33 Winter sports.

AUTHORITY: The provisions of this Part issued under secs. 1 and 8, 89 Stat. 636, as amended; sec. 1, 47 Stat. 1420; 60 Stat. 886, as amended; sec. 2, 49 Stat. 666; 16 U.S.O. 1, 3, 9a, 173-2, 462, and acts relating to the individual areas.

SOURCE: The provisions of this Part 2 appear at 31 F.R. 16661, Dec. 29, 1966, unless otherwise noted. $ 2.1 Abandoned and unattended prop

erty. (a) Abandonment of any vehicle or other personal property is prohibited and such property may be impounded by the Superintendent.

(b) Leaving any vehicle or other personal property unattended for longer than 24 hours, without prior permission of the Superintendent, is prohibited and any property so left may be impounded by the Superintendent. In the event unattended property interferes with the safe or orderly management of the park area, it may be impounded by the Superintendent at any time. (31 F.R. 16651, Dec. 29, 1966, as amended at 32 F.R. 8294, June 9, 1967] § 2.2 Aircraft.

(a) The operation or use of aircraft on lands or waters other than at the landing areas designated in special regulations is prohibited. Where a water surface is designated as a landing area, the operation or use of aircraft on the water within 500 feet of bathing beaches, boat docks, floats, piers, ramps, or within 1 mile of water control structures, except as otherwise provided by special regulations, is prohibited.

(b) Except in extreme emergencies involving the safety of human life or threat of serious property loss, the air delivery of any person or thing by parachute, helicopter, or other means without prior written permission of the Superintendent is prohibited.

PART 2-PUBLIC USE AND

RECREATION Sec. 2.1 Abandoned and unattended property. 2.2 Aircraft. 2.3 Audio devices. 2.4 Begging and soliciting. 2.5 Camping. 2.6 Closing of areas. 2.7 Disorderly conduct. 2.8 Dogs, cats, and other pets. 2.9 Explosives. 2.10 False Report. 2.11 Firearms, traps, and other weapons. 2.12 Fires. 2.13 Fishing. 2.14 Fraudulently obtaining accommoda

tions. 2.15 Gambling. 2.16 Intoxication; drug incapacitation. 2.17 Lost and found articles. 2.18 Picnicking. 2.19 Portable engines and motors.

PART 1-MISCELLANEOUS

PROVISIONS Sec. 1.1 Applicability and scope. 1.2 Definitions. 1.3 Penalties.

AUTHORITY: The provisions of this part 1 issued under secs. 1 and 3, 39 Stat. 535, as amended; sec. 1, 47 Stat. 1420; 60 Stat. 885; as amended; sec. 2, 49 Stat. 666; 16 U.S.C. 1, 3, 9a, 173-2, and 462, and acts relating to the individual areas.

SOURCE: The provisions of this part 1 appear at 31 F.R. 16651, Dec. 29, 1966, unless otherwise noted. 81.1 Applicability and scope.

(a) The regulations contained in Parts 1 through 6 of this chapter shall apply to all persons entering, using, visiting, or who are otherwise within the boundaries of any federally owned or controlled areas administered by the National Park Service, except: (1) Areas administered by the National Park Service in the District of Columbia and its environs to which Part 50 is specifically applicable, and (2) national cemeteries to which Part 55 is specifically applicable. The special regulations in Part 7 of this chapter also will apply to all persons entering, using or visiting the areas for which they are adopted. The regulations contained in Parts 1 through 7 of this chapter are hereby made and prescribed for the proper use, management, government and protection of, and maintenance of good order in the areas to which they apply.

(b) The regulations contained in Parts 1 through 7 of this chapter are not applicable on privately owned lands (including Indian lands owned either individually or tribally) within the boundaries of any park area, except as may be provided by regulations specifically relating to privately owned lands under the legislative jurisdiction of the United States.

(c) The regulations contained in Part 7 of this chapter are special regulations prescribed for specific areas, and such regulations may amend, modify, relax, or make more stringent the regulations contained in Parts 2 through 6 of this chapter. (31 F.R. 16651, Dec. 29, 1966, as amended at 32 F.R. 8294, June 9, 1967] § 1.2 Definitions.

The following definitions shall apply to all regulations contained in Parts 1 through 7 of this chapter.

(a) The term “Secretary" shall mean the Secretary of the Interior.

(b) The term "Director" shall mean the Director of the National Park Service.

(c) The term "Regional Director" means the official in charge of a region of the National Park Service.

(d) The term "superintendent" includes any official in charge of a park area, or his authorized representative.

(e) The term "authorized person” includes any person authorized to enforce the provisions of this chapter.

(f) The term “park area” includes all federally owned or controlled areas administered by the National Park Service.

(g) The term "natural area” includes all those national parks and monuments established as such because of their natural features and is applicable to the National Monuments listed below and to all National Parks except Mesa Verde: Arches.

Grand Canyon. Badlands.

Great Sand Dunes. Black Canyon of the Jewel Cave. Gunnison.

Joshua Tree. Buck Island Reef. Katmai. Capitol Reef.

Lava Beds. Capulin Mountain. Lehman Caves. Cedar Breaks.

Muir Woods. Channel Islands. Natural Bridges. Chiricahua.

Oregon Caves.
Colorado.

Organ Pipe Cactus.
Craters of the Moon. Pinnacles.
Death Valley.

Rainbow Bridge.
Devils Postpile.

Saguaro. Devils Tower.

Sunset Crater. Dinosaur.

Timpanogos Cave. Glacier Bay.

White Sands. (h) The term "historical area" includes all those park areas established as such because of their historical or archeological significance and applies to all National Historic Sites, National Memorials, National Historical Parks, National Military Parks, National Battlefields, Battlefield Sites, and Battlefield Parks, National Memorial Parks, all National Monuments other than those listed in paragraph (g) of this section, and Mesa Verde National Park.

(i) The term "recreational area" includes all National Seashores, National Lakeshores, National Scenic Riverways, National Recreation Areas, National Parkways, National Wild Rivers, Catoctin Mountain Park, Prince William Forest Park, and all other park areas administered by the National Park Service primarily for the purpose of public recreation.

$ 1.3 Penalties.

(a) Any person convicted of violating any provision of the regulations contained in Parts 1 through 7 of this chapter, or as the same may be amended or supplemented, within any park area not embraced in paragraphs (b) or (c) of this section, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $500 or by imprisonment not exceeding 6 months, or both, and shall be adjudged to pay all costs of the proceedings. (16 U.S.C. 3)

(b) Any person who knowingly and wilfully violates any provision of the regulations contained in Parts 1 through 7 of this chapter, or as the same may be amended or supplemented, within any of the national military parks, battlefield sites, national monuments, or miscellaneous memorials transferred to the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior from that of the Secretary of War by Executive Order No. 6166, June 10, 1933, and enumerated in Executive Order No. 6228, July 28, 1933, shall be punished upon conviction thereof by a fine of not more than $100, or by imprisonment for not more than 3 months, or by both. (16 U.S.C. 9a)

(c) Any person convicted of violating any provision of the regulations contained in Parts 1 through 7 of this chapter, or as the same may be amended or supplemented within any park area established pursuant to the Act of August 21, 1935 (49 Stat. 666), shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500 and shall be adjudged to pay all costs of the proceedings. (16 U.S.C. 462)

Sec. 2.20 Preservation of public property, natural

features, curiosities, and resources. 2.21 Public assemblies, meetings. 2.22 Report of injury or damage. 2.23 Saddle and pack animals. 2.24 Sanitation, 2.25 Scientific specimens. 2.26 Skating, skateboards. 2.27 Special events. 2.28 Swimming and bathing. 2.29 Tampering with vehicle or vessel. 2.30 Travel on trails. 2.31 Water skiing. 2.32 Wildlife; hunting. 2.33 Winter sports.

AUTHORITY: The provisions of this part 2 issued under secs. 1 and , 89 Stat. 585, as amended; sec. 1, 47 Stat. 1420; 60 Stat. 885, as amended; sec. 2, 49 Stat. 666; 16 U.S.C. 1, 8, 9a, 173–2, 462, and acts relating to the individual areas.

SOURCE: The provisions of this part 2 appear at 31 F.R. 16651, Dec. 29, 1966, unless otherwise noted. $ 2.1 Abandoned and unattended prop

erty. (a) Abandonment of any vehicle or other personal property is prohibited and such property may be impounded by the Superintendent.

(b) Leaving any vehicle or other personal property unattended for longer than 24 hours, without prior permission of the Superintendent, is prohibited and any property so left may be impounded by the Superintendent. In the event unattended property interferes with the safe or orderly management of the park area, it may be impounded by the Superintendent at any time. (31 F.R. 16651, Dec. 29, 1966, as amended at 32 F.R. 8294, June 9, 1967) § 2.2 Aircraft.

(a) The operation or use of aircraft on lands or waters other than at the landing areas designated in special regulations is prohibited. Where a water surface is designated as a landing area, the operation or use of aircraft on the water within 500 feet of bathing beaches, boat docks, floats, piers, ramps, or within 1 mile of water control structures, except as otherwise provided by special regulations, is prohibited.

(b) Except in extreme emergencies involving the safety of human life or threat of serious property loss, the air delivery of any person or thing by parachute, helicopter, or other means without prior written permission of the Superintendent is prohibited.

PART 2-PUBLIC USE AND

RECREATION

Sec. 2.1 Abandoned and unattended property. 2.2 Aircraft. 2.3 Audio devices. 2.4 Begging and soliciting. 2.5 Camping. 2.6 Closing of areas. 2.7 Disorderly conduct. 2.8 Dogs, cats, and other pets. 2.9 Explosives. 2.10 False Report. 2.11 Firearms, traps, and other weapons. 2.12 Fires. 2.13 Fishing. 2.14 Fraudulently obtaining accommoda

tions. 2.15 Gambling. 2.16 Intoxication; drug incapacitation. 2.17 Lost and found articles. 2.18 Picnicking. 2.19 Portable engines and motors.

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