12.8.810    WEAPONS

(1) Discharge of any weapon as defined in 45-2-101, MCA, including, but not limited to, firearms, explosives, air or gas weapons, paintball guns, arrows from a bow, spears, or spear guns on or over either land or water is prohibited in state parks, except where a designated area is otherwise provided. Areas may be opened to shooting when the regional park manager determines there is not undue hazard to human life or property.

(2) The possession, display, carrying, discharge, or use of a firearm in a state park must be in compliance with Title 45, chapter 8, part 3, MCA.

(3) In addition to any other penalty provided, individuals violating this rule may be expelled immediately from the state park, as provided in ARM 12.8.823.

History: 23-1-106, 23-1-111, MCA; IMP, 23-1-106, 23-1-111, MCA; NEW, 2016 MAR p. 825, Eff. 5/7/16.