National Metal Detecting Day is May 19th at the Indiana Dunes State Park

What lies hidden beneath the Indiana Dunes?

Who knows what kinds of treasures are buried under the beautiful sand of the Indiana Dunes State Park? Come find out on Saturday, May 19 as you Go Minelabbing on National Metal Detecting Day.

Advance registration is required for this fun-filled day that includes over $25,000 in prizes, raffles and giveaways. Kids have their own hunt with a chance to win an X-TERRA and other prizes, and adults can win E-TRACs, Excaliburs and other prizes.

You can register at, and your $25/adult or $3/child fee includes lunch and dinner, a Task Force Donation, access to all hunts, contests and games, raffle tickets, goodie bags, gift certificates and more.

Schedule of Events
7:00 AM Parking opens
8:00 AM Registration begins
9:00 AM Excalibur hunts begin
10:00 AM Activities guest speaker
11:00 AM Lunch service begins
11:30 AM Kids hunt
12:00 PM Morning hunt raffle & Minelab speaker
1:00 PM E-TRAC silver hunts begin
2:00 PM Activities and guest speaker
3:30 PM Afternoon hunt raffl e
4:00 PM Dinner service begins
5:00 PM Minelab speaker, dinner raffle & grand prize drawing

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