Civil War Metal Detecting in Alabama

Explore Alabama: Metal Detecting in Alabama

Civil War battle sites prohibit metal detecting. However, the many skirmishes in Alabama took place outside recognized battle sites. There are many places where engagements took place on what is now private property and there is good potential for finds virtually anywhere that you go in Alabama simply because of the history in the state. […]


Explore Alabama: Metal Detecting in Alabama -The information posted here is based on personal experiences and research of the author(s). The author(s) suggest that the reader check with local authorities before beginning a dig where there is any question regarding ownership of the site, ordinances or special restrictions regarding metal detecting or digging on public land, or removal or sale of archaeological finds.

Places To Metal Detect in Alabama

Explore Alabama: Places to Metal Detect in Alabama. X Marks The Spot in Alabama – Research is the key to successful treasure hunting.

Alabama Metal Detecting Laws

Alabama Metal Detecting Laws Code of Alabama Title 41 – State Government Chapter 3 – Aboriginal Mounds, Earthworks and other Antiquities Section 41-3-1 Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Alabama may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the […]

Metal Detecting Federal Laws

Metal Detecting Federal Laws   The Antiquities Act of 1906 was written before metal detectors existed; however, the law still exists and states that it is illegal to “appropriate, excavate, injure or destroy any historic or prehistoric ruin or monument, or any object of antiquity situated on lands owned or controlled by the Government of the United States. […]

Army Corps of Engineers Metal Detecting Regulations

Army Corps of Engineers Metal Detecting Regulations CHAPTER III–CORPS OF ENGINEERS, DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY § 327.14 Public property. (a) Destruction, injury, defacement, removal or any alteration of public property including, but not limited to, developed facilities, natural formations, mineral deposits, historical and archaeological features, paleontological resources, boundary monumentation or markers and vegetative growth, is […]

Metal Detecting In Alabama State Parks

Metal Detecting In Alabama State Parks It shall be unlawful for any person to use any metal detection device in any State Park for the purpose of finding and removing, from said park, any items that are not his/her personal possessions without permission from the Park Manager. Many state parks do allow metal detecting on […]

Metal Detecting National Forests in Alabama

MINERAL, ROCK COLLECTING AND METAL DETECTING ON THE NATIONAL FORESTS It is Forest Service policy that the recreational use of metal detectors and the collection of rocks and mineral samples are allowed on the National Forests. Generally, most of the National Forests are open to recreational mineral and rock collecting, gold panning and prospecting using […]

Paul M. Grist State Park

Paul M. Grist State Park   Paul M. Grist State Park, in Selma Alabama, is  100 acre lake on 1,000 acres of tranquility describes Paul M Grist State Park. Located in Selma Alabama, Dallas County Alabama, the park welcomes visitors with camping, picnicking, swimming and boating and has 5 star reviews from campers, horse back […]

Funzone Miniature Golf Course

Funzone Cullman AL

Funzone Miniature Golf Course 1635 Main Ave Sw Cullman, AL 35055-5230 P: (256) 735-0704 Located in Cullman just off I-65, FUNZONE is more than just family fun, it’s an entertainment mecca offering entertainment options for the whole family. Whether you’re 2 years old or 82 years old, we’ve got something for everyone.