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Metal Detecting in State Parks

Metal DetectingMetal detecting is recognized as a legitimate recreation activity when it is conducted in ways that do not damage the natural and cultural resources in Michigan state parks nor violate applicable state laws. Any items found must be reviewed by park staff and may be retained for further investigation.

Parks open to metal detecting in all areas:

Parks with designated metal detecting areas (click park name for map. Please note that these maps are intended only to depict the areas of the park that are open to metal detecting, and may not show accurate amenities, trails and other details. For the most current detailed map, please check the park webpage.):

Parks closed to metal detecting: