Federation of Metal Detector & Archeological Clubs, Inc

Ohio State Regulation

Is Metal Detecting allowed:  YES,  on sand beach areas

You can review the park regulations   HERE. 

Metal Detectors

Metal detecting is permitted without written permission on sand beach areas and mowed areas, except mowed areas associated with a golf course, rental facility, or campground. Any area disturbed by the activity shall immediately be returned to a condition as close to undisturbed as possible.

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.