The pamphlet is outdated. The current rule was amended in 2010 to allow handguns by licensed persons for personal protection.
Alabama Administrative Code Chapter 220-5
Tannehill Historical State Park has different rules that don't allow firearms at all:
CHAPTER 885-1-3 CAMPING REGULATIONS - FIRE ARMS AND FIRE WORKS
885-1-3-.01 No Person Other Than Duly Authorized Law_Enforcement Officers Shall Be Permitted To Carry Or Possess_Any Fire Arms Within The Park - All Permits Notwithstanding. No person other than duly authorized law enforcement officers shall be permitted to carry or possess any fire arms within the park. All permits notwithstanding.
Code of Alabama 1975
Commission a state agency; commission to have exclusive control over Tannehill Furnace and Foundry; rule making and police power.
The commission shall be a state agency and shall have exclusive control over the Tannehill Furnace and Foundry and the area appurtenant thereto, the memorial park established under this division, all improvements and exhibits located thereon and any additions constructed, created, leased, acquired or erected in connection therewith. The commission shall have the power and authority to establish and promulgate and from time to time alter, amend or repeal rules and regulations concerning the preservation, protection and use of the Tannehill Furnace and Foundry and the memorial park and to preserve the peace therein. Any person who violates any rule or regulation so established and promulgated shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not more than $1,000.00 or imprisonment for not more than one year, or both, and may be adjudged to pay all costs of the proceedings. The commissioners shall have and are hereby vested with full police power to prefer charges against and to make arrests of any person or persons violating any such rule or regulation. The commission shall have full authority to designate any employee or employees of the commission as deputy police officers, who shall have full authority to prefer charges against or to make arrests of any person or persons violating any rule or regulation established and promulgated by the commission as provided hereunder.
(Acts 1969, No. 994, p. 1760, §6; Acts 1979, No. 79-606, p. 1074.)