Boating, Canoeing & Kayaking

Number of recreational watercraft per capita: One boat for every six residents. (Minnesota is ranked first in the nation.)

Watercraft operator's permits issued (1975-2013): 208,500

Canoeing routes: 4,529 miles

Number of managed State Water Trails: 33

Public lake accesses: 3,000+

(Updated April 08, 2013)