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03-30-2012, 16:19
Methinks I have it right but wanted to get a warm fuzzy from the brain trust... Going to a Virginia state park to camp with the kiddies for spring break. If I'm reading the law right, OC is NOT allowed but CCW with a valid VA CHP is allowed correct?

03-30-2012, 18:26
They've got the state parks list here

03-31-2012, 06:12
Carry In State Parks/State & National Forests/WMA/Road Side Rest Areas
Carry Allowed in these Areas:
State Parks: YES 4VAC5-30-200
State Forests: YES (After 7/7/11) National Forests YES 4VAC15-40-60
WMA’s: YES 4VAC15-270-60 (See Places Off Limits)
Road Side Rest Areas: YES

Check the VA AG page as well.

03-31-2012, 07:04
4VAC5-30-200. Firearms.
No person except employees, police officers, or officers of the department shall carry or possess firearms of any description, or airguns, within the park. This regulation shall not apply in areas designated for hunting by the Department of Conservation and Recreation. This regulation also shall not apply to the carrying of concealed handguns within state parks by holders of a valid concealed handgun permit issued pursuant to 18.2-308 of the Code of Virginia.
Statutory Authority
10.1-104 of the Code of Virginia.
Historical Notes
Derived from VR215-01-02 20, eff. May 4, 1983; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 9, eff. February 12, 2003.

03-31-2012, 08:51
Got it! Thanks for the info everyone, just wanted to make sure I was GTG.