Federation of Metal Detector & Archeological Clubs, Inc

Indiana State Regulation

Is Metal Detecting allowed:  YES on sand swimming beaches as approved by authorized representative.

Excerpt from Indiana Administrative Code.  For complete listing click HERE

Section 312IAC8-2-10. Preservation of habitat and natural and cultural resources

Except as authorized by a license, a person must not do any of the following within a DNR property:

(7) Use a metal detector, except on a sand, swimming beach as approved by an authorized representative.

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.