Federation of Metal Detector & Archeological Clubs, Inc
Alabama State Regulation
Is Metal Detecting allowed: YES - with permission of Park Manager
Excerpt from State Park Regulation. For complete listing click HERE:
- (1) It shall be unlawful to incite or participate in riots, indulge in boisterous, abusive, threatening, indecent or disorderly conduct in any State Park area. Anyone in violation of this regulation may be forcibly ejected from the park or arrested and shall not be entitled to a refund of any fee or rental.
- (2) Failure to maintain quiet in campground, lodge and cabin areas between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. shall be unlawful.
- (3) It shall be unlawful for any person to destroy, deface or remove any native wild or domesticated tree, shrub, plant or wildflower in any State Park.
- (4) Destroying, injuring, defacing, removing or disturbing in any manner any real, personal or public property in any State Park shall be unlawful.
- (5) No person shall solicit, sell or advertise in any State Park without the written authorization of the Director of State Parks.
- (6) It shall be unlawful for any person to destroy, disturb, deface, collect or remove any natural, cultural, historical, archeological, geological, mineralogical, etc., objects or artifacts from any Alabama State Park.
- (7) Feeding of deer at a State Park shall be unlawful.
220-5-.08 Prohibited Devices.
- (1) It shall be unlawful for any person other than a duly authorized law enforcement officer to possess or carry into any State Park any form of firearm without written permission of the manager in charge of the State Park visited; provided, however, nothing in this regulation prohibits the possession of handguns by lawfully licensed persons for personal protection, provided, the handguns are not used for any unlawful purpose. No person shall possess, discharge or set off on or within a State Park any firecrackers, torpedoes, rockets, cap pistols, or other fireworks.
- (2) No person shall operate or use any audio device, including radio, television, musical instruments, or any other noise producing devices, such as electrical generators, and equipment driven by motor engines, in such a manner and at such times so as to disturb other persons.
- (3) No person shall operate or use any public address system, whether fixed, portable, or vehicle mounted, except when such use or operation has been approved by the Park Manager.
- (4) It shall be unlawful for any person to use any metal detection device in any State Park without permission from the Park Manager
FMDAC Disclaimer: FMDAC assumes no responsibility for any person who knowingly or accidentally violates any state park regulation. Although FMDAC will try to keep this information current we cannot anticipate how each regulation will be interpreted by a specific park department, park employee or other government employee. It is the sole responsibility of each individual to know and obey the regulations of the park or area they are visiting and or metal detecting.