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(49 Stat. 1195)
pansion. Spanish War.
Dec. 21, 1935
(49 Stat. 661)
1.16 National recreational areas.
State or Territory
Arizona, Nevada.. Agreement between National Park Service
and Bureau of Reclamation, approred
(32 Stat. 398)
Camden Hills. Maine.
"E.O. 7496, Nov. 14, 1936, 1 F.R. 1946.
(49 Stat. 1520, lina,
2041) George Washing. Virginia, Maryland, | E.O. 6166... June 10, 1933. (5 U.S.C.132). (45 Stat 721, 46 ton Memorial. District of Colum.
Stat. 482) bia. Natchez Trace..... Mississippi, Alabama,
(48 Stat. 791, 49 Tennessee.
Stat. 1520) (Public, No.
530, 75th Cong.)
PART 2-GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
Sec. 2.1 Definitions.
2.29 Disorderly conduct. 22 Preservation of public property, 2.30 Improper clothing.
natural features and curiosities. 2.31 Abandonment of property. 2.3 Camping.
2.32 Mountain summit climbing. 2.4 Picnicking.
2.33 Reports of accidents. 25 Use of park waters.
2.34 Guide and elevator fees. 26 Sanitation.
2.35 Travel on trails. 2.7 Fires.
2.36 Travel on roads. 28 Protection of wildlife.
2.37 Automobiles. 2.9 Firearms, explosives, and traps. 2.38 Motor trucks and busses. 2.10 Fishing.
2.39 Motorcycles. 2.11 Private operations.
2.40 Permits. 2.12 Public speeches.
2.41 Exceptions. 2.13 Radios.
2.42 Fees. 2.14 Cameras.
2.43 Entrances. 2.15 Gambling.
2.14 Speed. 2.16 Advertisements.
2.45 Teams. 2.17 Mining claims.
2.46 Right-of-way. 2.18 Archaelogical ruins and objects. 2.47 Following vehicles. 2.19 Lost articles.
2.18 Clutches and gears. 2.20 Private lands.
2.49 Lights, 2.21 Grazing.
2.50 Sounding horns. 2.22 Authorized operators.
2 51 Muffler cut-outs. 2.23 Fraudulently obtaining accommo- 2.52 Accidents; stop-overs. dations.
2.53 Parking 2.24 Dogs and cats.
2.34 Traffic signs. 2.25 Bears.
2.55 Intoxication. 2.26 Dead animals.
2.36 Regulations extended to Blue 2.27 Pack trains and saddle horse par- Ridge Parkway. ties.
2.57 Local subsidiary regulations. 2.28 Begging, soliciting.
2.58 Penalties. Section 2.1 Definitions. When used in this part, unless otherwise indicated
(a) The term "park” shall be construed to include National Parks, National Military Parks, and National Historical Parks.
(b) The term "monument" shall be construed to include National Monuments, Battlefield Sites, and miscellaneous memorials.
(c) The term "superintendent" shall be construed to include a custodian, caretaker, or other person in charge of a National Park, National Monument, National Military Park, National Historical Park, Battlefield Site, or miscellaneous memorial.**
*88 2.1 to 2.58, inclusive, issued under the authority contained in sec. 3, 39 Stat. 535, sec. 5, 41 Stat. 732, sec. 1, 47 Stat. 1420, 49 Stat. 2041 ; 16 U.S.C. 3, 9a, 16 C'.S.C., Sup., 403i, E.O. 6166, June 10, 1933, as interpreted by E.O. 6228, July 28, 1933, 5 U.S.C. 132 note.
*The source of 88 2.1 to 2.58, inclusive, except for the amendment noted in the text, is Rules and regulations, Secretary of the Interior, June 18, 1936, 1 F.R. 672.
2.2 Preservation of public property, natural features, and curiosities. (a) The destruction, injury, defacement, removal, or disturbance in any way of any public building, sign, equipment, monument, statue, marker, or other structure, or any tree, fower, vegetation, rock, mineral, formation, stalactite, stalagmite, phenomenon of crystallization, incrustration, in any lava tube, cave, steam
vent, or cone, or of any animal, bird, or other wildlife, of any ruins or relic, or of any other public property of any kind is prohibited: Provided, That flowers may be gathered in small quantities when, in the judgment of the superintendent or custodian, their removal will not impair the beauty of the park or monument. Before any flowers are picked, permit must be secured from the superintendent or custodian.
(b) Sequoia cones shall not be disturbed, or removed from any national park or monument.
(c) No canes, umbrellas, or sticks of any kind may be taken into caves or caverns. The tossing or throwing of rocks or other material inside the caves or caverns is prohibited.
(d) Collections for scientific or educational purposes shall be permitted only in accordance with written permits first had and obtained from the superintendent.
(e) Bona-fide claimants or entrymen claiming or owning land reasonably adjacent to Grand Teton National Park must secure written permits before cutting any dead or down timber within the park, and are restricted to cutting such timber for firewood for their own consumption.
(f) Visitors in Hawaii National Park may, with the permission of the park superintendent, pick and eat, or carry away, such fruits as the superintendent may designate.** (Sec. 1]
2.3 Camping. (a) No camping is permitted outside the specially designated camp sites, except when necessary in connection with trips to isolated sections of the parks and monuments.
(b) No person, party, or organization shall be permitted to camp in any public camping area in the parks or monuments more than 30 days in any calendar year.
(c) Campers shall keep their campgrounds clean. Combustible rubbish shall be burned on camp fires and all other garbage and refuse of all kinds shall be placed in garbage cans provided for the purpose. At new or unfrequented camps, garbage shall be burned or buried.
(d) Saddle, pack, or draft animals shall not be kept in or near any camping area. No such animals shall be kept on the floor of Yosemite Valley except in the operator's corral.
(e) Only in areas designated by the park superintendent may campers use any dead or fallen timber for fuel, except that Sequoia wood or bark shall not be disturbed for any purpose.
(f) The installation of any permanent camping facilities by visitors is prohibited in all parks and monuments. The digging or leveling of the ground in any camp site without a ranger's permission is prohibited.
(g) Camps must be completely razed and the sites cleaned before the departure of campers. In dismantling camps, all material, such as poles, bark, planks, platforms, etc., used in construction of temporary camps must be removed, and, if combustible, must be piled on the public camp woodpiles.
(h) Campers shall not leave their camps unattended for more than 48 hours without special permission of the superintendent, obtained
**For statutory and source citations, see note to 8 2.1.
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in advance. Camping equipment left unattended in any public camping area for 48 hours or more is subject to removal by order of the superintendent, the expense of such removal to be paid by the person or persons leaving such equipment.
(i) No camp may be established in a park or monument and used as a base for hunting outside such park or monument.
(j) No camp shall be placed within 25 feet of any well-defined water course, water hydrant, or main road.
(k) Any article likely to frighten horses shall not be hung near a road or trail used by horses.
(1) The superintendents or custodians may, with the approval of the Director of the National Park Service, establish hours during which quiet must be maintained at any camp, and prohibit the running of motors at or near a camp during such hours.
(m) No visitors shall be permitted to camp within the canyon in Canyon de Chelly National Monument.
(n) No camping is permitted in any part of the Muir Woods National Monument, and no hikers or visitors shall enter or remain therein between one-half hour after sunset and one-half hour before sunrise.*+ [Sec. 2]
2.4 Picnicking. Picnicking or the eating of lunches is prohibited in restricted areas designated by the superintendent.*+ [Sec. 3]
2.5 Use of park waters. (a) In Platt National Park the superintendent may, whenever it becomes necessary to do so, restrict the use of the waters of any of the springs in the park to immediate drinking purposes at such springs.
(b) In Hot Springs National Park, the superintendent may establish the hours during which bathing will be permitted in the pool.
(c) Campers and others shall not wash clothing or cooking utensils in, or pollute in any other manner, the waters of the parks or monuments. Bathing in any of the streams or lakes near the regularly travelled thoroughfares in the parks and monuments is not permitted without suitable bathing clothes.*+ [Secs. 2, 4]
CROSS REFERENCE: For bath house regulations of Hot Springs National Park, see Part 21.
2.6 Sanitation. (a) Garbage, papers, or refuse of any kind shall not be thrown or left on or along roads, in camping or picnic areas, or on any other park or monument lands.
(b) All comfort stations shall be used in a clean and sanitary manner,
(c) Contamination of watersheds, of water supplies, or of any water used for drinking purposes is strictly prohibited.** [Sec. 5]
2.7 Fires. (a) Fires shall not be kindled near or on the roots of trees, dead wood, moss, dry leaves, forest mold, or other vegetable refuse, but in some open space on rocks or earth. On public campgrounds the regular fireplaces constructed for the convenience of visitors must be used. Should camp be made in a locality where no such open space exists or is provided, the dead wood, moss, dry leaves, etc., shall be scraped away to the rock or earth over an area considerably larger than that required for the fire.
**For statutory and source citations, see note to $ 2.1.