Maps

Interactive maps

Create customized maps based on DNR data that you select.

Recreation

Airphotos Online

Direct access to the most recent color infrared aerial photographs taken by Minnesota DNR for forest management.

Hunter walking trails

Locate hunter walking trails by county

LandView Customized maps based on DNR data layers that you select. Choose from public lands, water bodies, roads, aerial photos, and more. Includes access to historical aerial photography from the 1930's and 50's.

MnTOPO

An interactive map showing high resolution elevation data derived from LiDAR. Users can explore and download detailed elevation data.

Recreation Compass

Interactive place locator. Find detailed information about State and Federal recreation areas like lakes, parks and trails.

State Water Trails

The Interactive Water Trail Map uses different layers of information that help you find information about water trail facilities and nearby state and federal recreation areas.

Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs)

Find public wildlife areas for hunting and wildlife watching.

Walk-In Access (WIA) Program

Public hunting opportunities on private lands.

Natural resource management

Aggregate resource maps

Information about the distribution of quality aggregate resources (a term used for both sand and gravel and crushed stone) for local units of government, citizens, land use planners, private companies, and environmental groups.

ForestView

Access to a variety of DNR Forestry geographic datasets including forest inventory data for state-administered lands, 10-year subsection forest resource management plans (SFRMPs), and proposed harvest sites for DNR's annual timber harvest plans.

Public Access to Minerals Data

More than 12,000 unpublished mineral exploration documents, collected over a period of 100 years.

ToMO

Tons of Maps Online

Printable maps

Most printable maps on the DNR Web site are in PDF This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it. format. The free Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view these files. (You only need to download it once.)

Printed lake maps and PRIM maps may be purchased from Minnesota's Bookstore, 651-297-3000.

Hunting

Bear harvest density

 

Deer hunting

 

Grouse drumming counts

 

Hunter walking trails

 

Moose hunting

 

Pheasant roadside counts

 

PRIM (Public Recreation Information Maps)

Up-to-date information on federal, state and county lands and their recreational facilities Purchase from Minnesota's Bookstore This link leads to an external site.

Wild turkey hunting

 

Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs)

Find public wildlife areas for hunting and wildlife watching.

Recreation

Airphotos Online

Direct access to the most recent color infrared aerial photographs taken by Minnesota DNR for forest management.

County plat books This link leads to an external site.

Resource for prospective land owners seeking property and for hunters or outdoor enthusiasts seeking permission to hunt/explore on private property. Features county government offices as well as an alphabetized business directory, city maps, an index to owners, etc. Purchase them Minnesota's Bookstore.

FiN (Fishing in the Neighborhood) fishing locations

Lake and fishing information from FiN, Twin Cities metro fishing program.

Fishing Piers

Minnesota fishing piers and platforms including directions.

LakeFinder

Data including:

North Shore Fishing Guide:

North section

South section

Fishing guide to Lake Superior and North Shore trout streams.

Off-highway vehicle trails

Alphabetical listing of OHV trails.

PRIM (Public Recreation Information Maps)

Up-to-date information on federal, state and county lands and their recreational facilities Purchase from Minnesota's Bookstore This link leads to an external site.

Scientific and natural areas

Alphabetical listing of SNAs.

Snowmobile trails

Statewide snowmobile trail maps.

State water trails

Alphabetical listing and map of water trails (canoe and kayak).


State forests

Alphabetical listing of state forests.

State parks

Alphabetical listing and map of state park maps.

State trails

Alphabetical listing and map of state trail maps.

Trout streams:

Southern MN

Northeastern MN

 

Trout fishing areas in Minnesota.

Twin Cities water access

Public boat accesses, fishing piers, and shore fishing sites in metro counties.

Water access

Public water access maps for counties around Minnesota.

Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs)

Find public wildlife areas for hunting and wildlife watching.

Natural resource management

Breeding Bird Map List

Minnesota bird species recorded by MCBS during the breeding season.

County Landscape Groupings based on Ecological Subsections

 

MCBS Native Plant Community and Rare Species

Data on the distribution and ecology of rare plants from the Minnesota County Biological Survey (MCBS).

Public Waters Inventory (PWI) maps

General location of the public waters and public waters wetlands (lakes, wetlands, and watercourses) under DNRs regulatory jurisdiction from DNR Waters.

County Atlas - Regional Assessment Program

Characteristics and pollution sensitivity of Minnesota's ground-water resources.

Trout streams

Minnesota trout stream habitat improvement project locations.

Road and City Maps

Minnesota county road maps This link leads to an external site.

 

Minnesota city maps This link leads to an external site.

 

State highway map This link leads to an external site.

 

Mapping resources

Data deli - Download data for use in your GIS!