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• Planning to be out on the water this summer? Protect our waters by following state aquatic invasive species laws.

• Minnesota's waterways are an exciting destination for boaters from all over North America, and for good reason. Whether you want to paddle your canoe down a lazy stream, guide your kayak through a raging torrent, pull the kids on an inner tube behind your boat on an inland lake, or even troll for Coho salmon on the mighty Lake Superior, you can do it all in Minnesota.

Public water access is closer than you might think! Find a public water access to launch your craft for a great day on the water.

Stop aquatic hitchhikers! In Minnesota it is illegal to transport prohibited invasive species from one lake to another. Learn what you need to do.

Maps | Regulations | Boating Guide (1.8 Mb) PDF