Operations Services

DNRGPS Application



DNRGPS is an update to the popular DNRGarmin application. DNRGPS and its predecessor were built to transfer data between Garmin handheld GPS receivers and GIS software.

DNRGPS was released as Open Source software with the intention that the GPS user community will become stewards of the application, initiating future modifications and enhancements.


Download Program


Functionality Highlights

Upload/Download Waypoints,Tracks,Routes Save as .gdb, .shp, .txt, etc
Calculate shape attributes

Calculate Area, Perimeter, Length-coming soon

Calculate CEP Determine Circular Error Probability rings for Error estimation
Convert points, lines, polygons  
Image Hyperlinking Create hyperlinks between images and GPS data.
Real-time tracking  
Set projections  
USB Connectivity  


Mailing Lists

Two mailing lists support DNRGPS users:

dnrgps-announce@maillist.dnr.state.mn.us - Used to notify users of upgrades and updates. This is a replacement for the previous mailing list (dnrgarmin-announce@listserve.dnr.state.mn.us).

dnrgps-users@listserve.dnr.state.mn.us - A discussion list for users that would like to post questions to the general DNRGPS (and DNRGarmin) user community. This is a replacement for the previous mailing list (dnrgarmin-users@listserve.dnr.state.mn.us).


Back to the old DNRGarmin page            Back to DNR GIS page.