Boat & Water Safety

Wear it Minnesota! (Life jacket logo)

Life jacket requirements

Life jacket requirements Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to download this file. »
Child life jacket law »
Selecting a life jacket for your child »

For your safety, we strongly recommend everyone on board wears a life jacket at all times.


Conservation

Boat & Water Safety Education Courses

Learn about online and classroom courses »


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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) Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to download this file. »
St. Croix high water No Wake restrictions »
Mississippi River at Upper St. Anthony Falls permanently closed »