Bay Area Metal Detecting Association


Our association is focused on sharing stories about metal detecting in the San Francisco Bay Area, advocating for additional support of metal detecting, and contributing to a cleaner environment for all. 

Our members help locals find their lost precious items, clean up metal debris and hazards from public beaches and parks, and contribute to a better understanding of our history.

If you’re a metal detectorist in the San Francisco Bay Area or you are just interested in learning more about the hobby, sign up to become a member.

Latest Stories & News

Spanish Silver

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Member Jim S. shared the story and photos of his late friend’s special Spanish silver coins dating back to 1742. He wore them around his…

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