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Metal Detecting Sites  

Section 110.70 Destruction of Property - Flora - Fauna - Man-made and Inanimate Natural Objects - Collection of Artifacts

It shall be unlawful:

a) For any person to injure or remove any animal, plant or part thereof, or attempt to disturb any
agricultural crop, except as otherwise provided by permit, law, regulation, or by Department program activity under the direct supervision of an authorized employee.

c) For any person to collect or take artifacts and/or mutilate, destroy, deface or excavate any
archaeological site except as provided by permit according to 17 Ill. Adm. Code 370. http://www.dnr.illinois.gov/adrules/documents/17-370.pdf

Metal Detecting by permit only at the following sites:

Region
 Metal Detecting Sites
1
Anderson Lake
1
Apple River Canyon
1
Argyle Lake
5
Beall Woods
4
Beaver Dam
5
Cave-In-Rock
2
Chain O' Lakes
3
Clinton Lake
5
Dixon Springs
3
Eagle Creek
5
Ferne Clyffe
3
Fox Ridge
4
Frank Holten
5
Giant City
5
Hamilton County
3
Hidden Springs
1
Illini
2
Illinois Beach
4
Jim Edgar Panther Creek
1
Johnson Sauk Trail
1
Jubilee College
2
Kankakee River
4
Kaskaskia River
3
Kickapoo
1
Lake Le-Aqua-Na
5
Lake Murphysboro
1
Lowden
1
Mississippi Palisades
3
Moraine View
1
Morrison Rockwood
5
Newton Lake
0
North Point Marina
4
Pere Marquette
5
Pyramid
5
Ramsey Lake
4
Randolph County
1
Rice Lake
1
Rock Cut
5
Saline County
5
Sam Dale Lake
4
Sangchris Lake
4
Siloam Springs
3
Spitler Woods
1
Spring Lake
5
Stephen A. Forbes
5
Trail of Tears
4
Washington County
5
Wayne Fitzgerrell
4
Weinberg-King
1
White Pines
2
William W. Powers

 

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