Your guide to metal detecting in Washington State Parks
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Your guide to metal detecting in Washington State Parks

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Published by The Commission in Olympia, WA .
Written in English


  • Metal detectors -- Washington (State),
  • Parks -- Washington (State)

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Edition Notes

StatementWashington State Parks and Recreation Commission.
ContributionsWashington State Parks and Recreation Commission.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet ([6] p.) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17601247M

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I think I have found the right group of people in the Outlaws Metal Detecting Group. Tonight was my first introduction to the club. Scott the president made me feel so very welcome, Maureen gave me so many tips & the members made me feel as though I had belonged to their group for years. I know I am going to enjoy detecting and the people in /5(7). Metal detecting is permitted at more than 67 state parks throughout Washington. Users of metal detectors must register first with Washington State Parks and comply with posted regulations. Rules are summarized in “Your Guide to Metal Detecting in Washington State Parks,” available from park rangers or by calling () ; Telephone. May 31,  · Activities featured in the guide include not only the most popular — hiking, biking and boating — but also some not-so-well-known activities such as paragliding, geocaching and metal detecting. The guide also includes a section of articles that highlight Washington state parks’ unique experiences and features, including lighthouses, farm. Jan 27,  · To use metal detectors you should first register with the Washington State Parks. In addition, you will have to comply with the rules, regulations, and laws that govern such activities in the parks. Note that some parks have specific areas dedicated to metal detecting while others allow detecting across the park area. Make sure you study the.

For example, many public parks strictly prohibit metal detecting – especially parks run by the county and state. And you can pretty much assume that Federal Parks are off-limits too. So always check with your local government before stepping foot on public land with your metal detector. When it comes to public schools, the same thing applies. Washington State Parks has published its first-ever comprehensive guide to Washington’s beautiful and diverse state parks. The Washington State Parks Guide is now available for purchase. Washington State Parks publishes first guide book; special 2-part section about the islands Wednesday, 30 May geocaching and metal detecting. As a group we strive to work with hobbyists, in clubs or not, who want to enjoy metal detecting, follow the rules set down about the hobby and in some cases help to change those rules. The MDAW works in cooperation with the Office of Historical and Archaeological Preservation of Washington State and Washington State Parks. Jun 06,  · For the first time, there's a comprehensive guide to more than Washington state parks. The book, just published by the state parks department, has hundreds of photos and descriptions of the parks, including park features, amenities and activities. geocaching and metal detecting.

Jul 02,  · I don't buy the King County permit, but just steer clear of King County parks. I try to educate myself as best as possible and follow what, if any, metal detecting laws are in place. However, city rules don't apply to county parks and county rules don't apply to state parks and vice versa. (1) The use of metal detectors is permitted only within specified portions of approved state parks as posted for public reference. Metal detecting may be allowed in an approved campsite occupied by the registered metal detector user and in unoccupied campsites within approved campgrounds. We contacted State Park offices across the US and asked them the rules. Here is the latest information we were able to collect. When metal detecting anywhere, the best suggestion we can make is to ask, don't forget to follow the Metal Detectorists' Code of Ethics. Download the new Gold and Fish pamphlet. Mineral prospecting and placer mining activities in or near water qualify as hydraulic projects and require a permit to protect fish (Chapter RCW).The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) regulates most of these activities through the Gold and Fish pamphlet.