Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: State Parks

  1. #1
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Dandridge, TN
    Posts
    360

    State Parks

    While researching state parks to go camping in , most specifically Myrtle Beach, I noticed in the rules and regs. part it states no firearms allowed. Now, I understand that S.C. has complete state preemption or is Myrtle Beach 'special'. Lol, I have been there before and it is quite the freak show at night during the tourist season, but I was just curious if the parks web site just hasn't updated the no firearms in the rules and regs. I don't go anywhere unarmed so S.C. may just have to get by without my money. Too bad.......I might just have to call them I suppose.

  2. #2
    Regular Member John Canuck's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Upstate SC
    Posts
    279
    51-3-145
    (G) Possessing any firearm, airgun, explosive, or firework except by duly authorized park personnel, law enforcement officers, or persons using areas specifically designated by the department for use of firearms, airguns, fireworks, or explosives. Licensed hunters may have firearms in their possession during hunting seasons provided that such firearms are unloaded and carried in a case or the trunk of a vehicle except that in designated game management areas where hunting is permitted, licensed hunters may use firearms for hunting in the manner authorized by law. This subsection shall not apply to a person carrying a concealable weapon pursuant to Article 4, Chapter 31, Title 23, and the concealable weapon and its ammunition.
    http://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t51c003.php
    Last edited by John Canuck; 05-13-2013 at 10:17 PM.

  3. #3
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Dandridge, TN
    Posts
    360
    Quote Originally Posted by John Canuck View Post
    I see they left out the part you bolded. The parks web site actually has the statute you posted on their web page too, just not the exemption. Atleast I didn't notice it if it was there. thanks

  4. #4
    Regular Member John Canuck's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Upstate SC
    Posts
    279
    Quote Originally Posted by Ken56 View Post
    I see they left out the part you bolded. The parks web site actually has the statute you posted on their web page too, just not the exemption. Atleast I didn't notice it if it was there. thanks
    It's quite possible they don't want you to know about that part. Do you have a link to their web site?
    Last edited by John Canuck; 05-14-2013 at 08:08 AM.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •