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(b) No authority may be granted for grazing in the Yellowstone National Park.

(c) The provisions of (a) are subject to the exception contained in the provisions of the Act of Congress approved February 26, 1929 (Sec. 2, 45 Stat. 1316; 16 U.S.C. 406a), relating to grazing in Grand Teton National Park, and to the exception contained in the Act of Congress approved February 14, 1931 (Sec. 2, 46 Stat. 1161; 16 U.S.C. 445a), reserving to the Navajo Tribe of Indians the right to the surface use of the lands in the Canyon de Chelly National Monument for agricultural, grazing, or other purposes.** [Sec. 20]

CROSS REFERENCES : For Forest Service grazing regulations, see Part 231. Grazing regulations of the Office of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, see 25 CFR Parts 71, 72. Leasing of Indian allotted and tribal lands and restricted lands of Five Civilized Tribes for grazing purposes, see 25 CFR Parts 171, 174. Agricultural and grazing leases, Osage Nation, Oklahoma, see 25 CFR Part 177. Division of Grazing, see 43 CFR Chapter III. Grazing regulations, Alaska, see 43 CFR Part 63. Exchanges by States and exchanges of privately-owned lands under the Taylor Grazing Act, see 43 CFR Parts 146, 147. Administration of game ranges or wildlife refuges in grazing districts, see 50 CFR Part 16.

2.22 Authorized operators. (a) All persons, firms, or corporations holding franchises in the parks and monuments shall keep the grounds used by them properly policed and shall maintain the premises in a sanitary condition to the satisfaction of the superintendent or custodian. No operator shall retain in his employment a person whose presence in the park or monument may be deemed by the superintendent or custodian subversive to the good order and management of the park or monument.

(b) All operators shall require each of their public contact employees to wear a metal badge with a number thereon, or other mark of identification. The name and number corresponding therewith, or the identification mark, shall be registered in the office of the superintendent or custodian. These badges must be worn in plain sight.*+ [Sec. 21]

2.23 Fraudulently obtaining accommodations. The obtaining of food, lodging, or other accommodations in the national parks and monuments with intent to defraud is forbidden, and such fraudulent intent will be presumed from refusal or neglect to pay therefor on demand, or payment therefor with negotiable paper on which payment is refused, or absconding without paying or offering to pay therefor, or false or fictitious showing or pretense of baggage or other property or surreptitious removal or attempted removal of baggage.** (Sec. 22)

2.24 Dogs and cats. (a) Dogs and cats are prohibited on the Government lands in the parks and monuments, except that upon written permission of the superintendent or custodian, secured upon entrance, they may be transported over through roads by persons passing through the parks and monuments provided they are kept under leash, crated, or otherwise under restrictive control of the owner at all times while in the park or monument: Provided, however, That employees and others may be authorized by the superintendent or custodian to keep dogs for official purposes in the administrative area of a park or monument, and subject to such further conditions as may be determined by the superintendent or custodian.

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(b) Stray dogs or cats running at large in the parks and monuments may be killed to prevent molestation of the wildlife therein.

(c) In Mount McKinley National Park, dogs may be used for hauling, with the permission of the superintendent and subject to the following rights and restrictions: In the winter, prospectors and miners may use such dogs as may be necessary for a reasonable time for heavy hauling of supplies, fuel, timber, and other objects; thereafter each person is limited to seven dogs. In the summer, no dogs are allowed except in special cases. In no case nor at any time shall litters of pups be raised in the park except by special permission of the superintendent. Persons entering the park with dogs must register at McKinley Park entrance, Katishna entrance, or the nearest ranger station, giving such information as may be required by the superintendent.*1 [Sec. 23]

2.25 Bears. The feeding, touching, teasing, or molesting of bears is prohibited.** [Sec. 24]

2.26 Dead animals. All domestic or grazed animals that may die on any Government lands in the parks or monuments shall be buried immediately by the owner or person having charge of such animals, at least 2 feet beneath the ground, and in no case less than onefourth mile from any camp or thoroughfare.*+ [Sec. 25]

2.27 Pack trains and saddle horse parties. (a) No pack train or saddle horse party shall be allowed in Crater Lake, General Grant, Glacier, Grand Canyon, Hawaii, Lassen Volcanic, Mesa Verde, Mount McKinley, Mount Rainier, Rocky Mountain, Yellowstone, Yosemite, Zion, and Bryce Canyon National Parks, unless in charge of an approved guide. Guides may be required to pass an examination prescribed by the superintendent. At the discretion of the superintendent, guides will be permitted to carry unsealed firearms. Prospectors and miners in Mount McKinley National Park are excepted from the operation of this section.

(b) No persons may pass through or camp in any of the national parks, except Sequoia and Grand Teton National Parks, using animals or camp equipment not hired from the authorized operators of saddle horse service, where such service is established at the park under contract with the Secretary of the Interior, unless the animals and equipment belong to a member or members of the party, and unless the other members are not renting, or in any way paying for the use of the animals or equipment, and unless the owners are not making the trip under any lease arrangement, and shall satisfy the superintendent that such are the facts.

(c) To conduct or operate, or to cause to be conducted or operated, a saddle horse party into, or to act as guide for any purpose within any of the parks mentioned in (a) without the written permission of the Director of the National Park Service or the superintendent of the park, is prohibited; and the person or persons so conducting, operating, or causing to be conducted or operated, or acting as guide, shall be subject to the penalties prescribed in $ 2.58.

(d) No saddle horses shall be permitted in the Muir Woods National Monument on Sundays or Holidays.*+ [Sec. 26]

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2.28 Begging, soliciting. (a) Begging is prohibited within the parks and monuments.

(b) Hitch-hiking is prohibited within the parks and monuments.

(c) Drumming and soliciting within the Hot Springs National Park for any physician, surgeon, or any person publicly professing to relieve, cure, or heal, or for any bathhouse receiving water from the Hot Springs National Park, are prohibited.*+ [Sec. 27]

2.29 Disorderly conduct. Persons who render themselves obnoxious by disorderly conduct or bad behavior shall be subject to the punishment hereinafter prescribed for violation of the regulations in this part, and may be summarily removed from the park or monument by the superintendent or custodian.*+ [Sec. 28]

2.30 Improper clothing. The wearing of bathing suits, scanty or objectionable clothing, without proper covering, is prohibited in automobiles, on bicycles, in public places, hotels, camps, lodges, villages, or stores. Proper covering is hereby defined as such covering as will be at least the equivalent of sleeveless upper shirt and shorts.*+ [Sec. 29]

2.31 Abandonment of property. The abandonment of any personal property in the parks and monuments is prohibited.** [Sec. 30]

2.32 Mountain summit climbing. (a) In Mount McKinley and Mount Rainier National Parks, mountain climbing shall be undertaken only with the permission of the superintendent of the park. To insure reasonable chances of success, he shall not grant such permission until he is satisfied that all members of the party are properly clothed, equipped, and shod, are qualified physically and through previous experience to make the climb, and that the necessary supplies are carried. No individual will be permitted to start alone for the summit of Mount McKinley or Mount Rainier.

(b) While the Government assumes no responsibility in connection with any kind of accident to mountain-climbing parties, all persons starting to ascend Mount McKinley or Mount Rainier will fill out an information blank furnished by the superintendent and shall report to him upon return.

(c) When the superintendent deems such action necessary he may prohibit all mountain climbing in the park.*+ [Sec. 31]

2.33 Reports of accidents. All accidents of whatever nature shall be reported as soon as possible by the person or persons involved, to the superintendent or at the nearest ranger station.*1 [Sec. 32]

2.34 Guide and elevator fees. (a) In Carlsbad Caverns National Park, no person or persons shall be permitted to enter the caverns unless accompanied by National Park Service employees. Competent guide service is provided for the public by the Government, for which a fee of $1.50 shall be charged each person entering the caverns: Provided, That in proper cases and upon application made in advance, the Director of the National Park Service may authorize admission without charge for service to persons from reputable educational institutions for the purpose of prosecuting class work or studies, or to persons under the support and care of charitable institutions and their attendants. No charge shall be made for children

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16 years of age, or under, when accompanied by adults taking responsibility for their safety and orderly conduct while in the caverns. For the use of the elevator in the caverns, a fee of $0.50 in each direction shall be charged each person using the same, except children between the ages of 5 and 12 years, for which half-fare, or $0.25 in each direction shall be charged. No charge for this service shall be made for children 5 years of age, or under, when accompanied by adults assuming responsibility for their safety.

(b) In Wind Cave National Park, no person or persons shall be permitted to enter the cave, unless accompanied by National Park Service employees. Competent guide service is provided for the public by the Government for which a fee of 75¢ shall be charged each adult person entering the cave. The 75¢ fee for adults shall include the use of the elevator: Provided, That, in proper cases and upon application made in advance, the Director of the National Park Service may authorize admission without charge for guide and elevator service to persons from reputable educational institutions for the purpose of prosecuting class work or studies, or to persons under the support and care of charitable institutions and their attendants. Children 16 years of age, or under, when accompanied by adults taking responsibility for their safety and orderly conduct while in the cave shall be charged 25° each, including the use of the elevator, except children between the ages of 5 and 12 years who shall be charged 15¢ each, including the use of the elevator. No charge whatever shall be made for children 5 years of age or under, when accompanied by adults assuming responsibility for their safety.

(c) In Lehman Caves National Monument, no person or persons shall be permitted to enter the caves unless accompanied by National Park Service employees. Competent guide service is provided for the public by the Government, for which a fee of $0.50 shall be charged each person entering the caves, except that when a group of 10 or more persons over 16 years of age is guided through the caves at one time, the fee shall be $0.25 for each person: Provided, That in

proper cases and upon application made in advance, the Director of the National Park Service may authorize admission without charge for guide service, to persons from reputable educational institutions for the purpose of prosecuting class work or studies, or to persons under the support and care of charitable institutions and their attendants. No charge shall be made for children 16 years of age, or under, when accompanied by adults assuming responsibility for their safety and orderly conduct while in the caves.

(d) A guide fee of 10 cents shall be charged each person entering the fortifications at Fort Marion National Monument or the fortifications at Fort Pulaski National Monument: Provided, That the Superintendent may authorize admission without charge for guide service to persons from reputable educational institutions for the purpose of prosecuting class work or studies, or to persons under the support and care of charitable institutions and their attendants, or to juvenile groups, such as boy scouts, girl scouts, etc., traveling together. No charge shall be made for children under the age of 12 years, when accompanied by adults assuming responsibility for

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their safety and orderly conduct.**_[Secs. 33, 34, 36, 1 F.R. 676; and sec. 36.1, as added Apr. 12, 1938, 3 F.R. 802]

2.35 Travel on trails. (a) Pedestrians on trails shall remain quiet when saddle or pack animals are passing.

(b) Persons traveling on the trails of the parks or monuments either on foot or on saddle animals, shall not make short cuts, but shall confine themselves to the main trails. Any or all roads and trails in the parks and monuments may be closed to public use by order of the superintendent or custodian when, in his judgment, conditions make travel thereon hazardous or dangerous, or when such action is necessary to protect the parks or monuments.

(c) Motorcycles shall not be operated upon trails.*+ [Sec. 37]

2.36 Travel on roads. (a) Saddle horses, pack trains, and horsedrawn vehicles have right-of-way over motor-propelled vehicles at all times.

(b) Horseback travel over automobile roads is prohibited except where such travel is necessary for ingress to and egress from privately owned property in the parks or monuments, or incidental to authorized trail trips.

(c) Pack trains and saddle horse parties are prohibited from using bil surfaced roads. Where, in emergencies, it becomes necessary for such pack trains or saddle horse parties to travel along oil surfaced roads, such travel shall be confined to the unoiled shoulders of the roads.

(d) All vehicles shall be equipped with lights for night travel. At least one light must be carried on the left front side of all horsedrawn vehicles in a position so as to be visible from both front and rear.

(e) Any person or persons riding saddle animals, or leading animals of any kind through any tunnel, shall display a light upon the the approach of any vehicle.

(f) No vehicles may be operated in the parks or monuments outside the roadways or designated parking areas.

(g) Load and weight limitations shall be those prescribed from time to time by the superintendents or custodians, and shall be complied with by the operators of all vehicles using the roads of the parks and monuments. Schedules showing weight limitations for the different roads may be seen at the offices of the superintendents and custodians and at ranger stations at the park entrances.

(h) There shall not be operated or moved upon any road within the boundaries of any national park or monument any vehicle of any kind the face of wheels or tracks of which are fitted with flanges, ribs, clamps, cleats, lugs, spikes, or any device which may tend to injure the roadway. This regulation applies to all rings or flanges upon guiding or steering wheels on any such vehicle, but it shall not be construed as preventing the use of ordinary detachable tire or skid chains.

(i) The superintendent or custodian may, with the approval of the Director of the National Park Service, establish the hours during which

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of the roads within the parks and monuments shall be open

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