You Want To Fly A Drone In Your State Park? You Need This!
When I first started flying drones, one of my biggest questions, every time I flew, was, would it be okay for me to be flying here? Am I going to get in trouble? Who’s going to bother me and am I going to get attacked or approached by someone of authority or someone who’s angry?
Fast-forward almost six years later, and I have much more confidence because I’ve educated myself on the rules and also on the ways that the rules can be bent a little bit.
And one question that I and many other drone pilots get asked regularly is, can I fly in my own state park or parks?What are the rules? The rules are set by the parks themselves, and in the United States, at least, most state parks do not allow you to fly from within the boundaries of the park.
But five summers ago, I really wanted to fly in one of our state parks because there was a pretty fun event happening that I wanted to record. So instead of just flying…