Federation of Metal Detector & Archeological Clubs, Inc

South Carolina State Regulation

Is Metal Detecting allowed:    YES, While metal detecting may be allowed in certain areas at some parks, it is to be assumed that State Parks have an absolute prohibition against metal detecting.   All metal detecting activities on State Parks require prior approval of Park Manager. 

You can view the state regulation HERE:

Metal detection is prohibited at State Historic Properties. ….

Prohibited parks:

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.