What Are the Rules for Flying Your Drone in National Parks and National Forests?

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Can You Fly Your Drone in a National Park?

“It’s very broad in that it sweeps in every national park-controlled location, including things like beaches and forests where there really aren’t the same sensitivities to noise, and where model airplanes have been allowed for decades”. ~ Brendan Schulman.

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Memo Except prohibiting the use of unmanned aircraft in National Parks
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Definition of “unmanned aircraft” as per NPS

The only way to fly in a national park is to take off and land from outside the national park.

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