Boat & Water Safety
Life jacket requirements
For your safety, we strongly recommend everyone on board wears a life jacket at all times.
Laws and regulations
Boat & Water Safety Education Courses
Closures and restrictions
Local and State Lake and River Restrictions
The Minnesota Lake and River Use Restriction Summary provides a listing of local government ordinances that, in addition to Minnesota Statutes and Rules, have been enacted to govern water surface use for bodies of water in Minnesota.
Local water and river restrictions (May 2015) »
St. Croix high water No Wake restrictions »
Mississippi River at Upper St. Anthony Falls permanently closed »