Flying Drones on Public Land

Learn the laws and regulations for flying drones on public land, including BLM land, national forests, national parks, and state owned land.


Can You Fly Drones in a National Forest?

Yes, you can fly drones in a national forest and national grassland. The U.S. Forest Service does not prohibit flying drones over much of its lands. There are a handful of exceptions which we have outlined below. But for the...