Federation of Metal Detector & Archeological Clubs, Inc

Kentucky State Regulation

Is Metal Detecting allowed:  No, state regulations prohibit the use of metal detectors on state property. 

Excerpt from Park Regulations:  You can find the Park regulations HERE

It is also addressed in FAQs. HERE

Restricted Activities:

304 KAR 1:050 

Section 1. Except as provided in Section 2 of this administrative regulation,
the use of metal detectors shall be prohibited in all Kentucky State Parks.

Section 2. Park personnel, law enforcement personnel, and utilities may use metal detectors.

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.