According to an article on the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s website, the National Park Service is “proposing to allow sportsmen to transport unarmed bows and crossbows through NPS-administered areas without a permit.” As of now, people may only carry unarmed bows and crossbows without a permit within motor vehicles and other forms of mechanical transport.
“This is a commonsense approach to providing access to responsible sportsmen without changing long standing legal regulations regarding hunting in national park areas,” said NPS Deputy Director Dan Smith. “This rule removes an unnecessary requirement and cost for individuals seeking to safely access remote land and waters.”
To read the full article and to learn how you can submit your comments on the proposal, click here.
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