Federation of Metal Detector & Archeological Clubs, Inc

Arkansas State Regulation

Is Metal Detecting allowed:  YES on public swim beaches with registration. 

Excerpt from State Park Directive 3225.  For complete listing click HERE

Metal Detecting is currently allowed at Designated State Park Public Swimming Beaches from the day after Labor Day until the weekend preceding Memorial Day. 

It may occur from the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Sunday through Saturday at the following locations:  Crowleys Ridge,  Daisy, DeGray Lake Resort, Lake Catherine, Lake Charles, Lake Dardanelle, Lake Ouachita, Village Creek and Woolly Hollow. 

Detectorists must complete a registration from and keep it on their person. 

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.