US Forest Service Lands

Shooting Firearms on United States Forest Service Lands

US Forest Service Lands are located on the east side of the county above the level of Old Lake Bonneville.

The laws regarding shooting on Forest Service lands are addressed in Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Volume 2, Chapter II, Part 261.10:

§ 261.10 Occupancy and use.
The following are prohibited:
  1. Constructing, placing, or maintaining any kind of road, trail, structure, fence, enclosure, communications equipment, or other improvement on National Forest System lands or facilities without a special use authorization, contract, or approved operating plan, unless such authorization, contract, or operating plan is waived pursuant to §251.50(e) of this chapter.
  2. Taking possession of, occupying, or otherwise using National Forest System lands for residential purposes without a special-use authorization, or as otherwise authorized by Federal law or regulation.
  3. Selling or offering for sale any merchandise or conducting any kind of work activity or service unless authorized by Federal law, regulation, or special-use authorization.
  4. Discharging a firearm or any other implement capable of taking human life, causing injury, or damaging property as follows:
    1. In or within 150 yards of a residence, building, campsite, developed recreation site or occupied area, or
    2. Across or on a National Forest System road or a body of water adjacent thereto, or in any manner or place whereby any person or property is exposed to injury or damage as a result in such discharge.
    3. Into or within any cave.

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations » Title 36: Parks, Forests, and Public Property » Part 261—Prohibitions » Subpart A—General Prohibitions » § 261.10

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