Federation of Metal Detector & Archeological Clubs, Inc

Alaska State Regulation

Is Metal Detecting allowed:  NO

Excerpt from the State Park Regulations.  For complete list click HERE

Q. Can I take rocks, plants or flowers from a park? What about fossils?

You are prohibited from taking rocks, flowers, plants, fossils, and historical artifacts from Alaska State Parks. For more information on historical artifacts on state land see http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/oha/archsurv/permitinvestigate.htm and Laws and Regulations to Archaeology and Historic Preservation in Alaska

Q. Can I use a metal detector in state parks?

No, you may not use a metal detector in a state park.

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.