Compass Help

The recreation compass map uses different layers that help you find information about recreation opportunities throughout the state of Minnesota.

Basic operation

  • panning: click in the map and drag
  • zoom in/out:
    • use the mouse wheel
    • hold down the shift key and drag a zoom box
    • use the zoom in/out icons described below
  • click on most any feature in the map for more information

Interface icons

picture of map icon zoom in
picture of map icon zoom out
picture of map icon expand the map to fullscreen
picture of map icon display the map legend
picture of map icon search for a place
picture of map icon map options
picture of map icon print the current map
picture of map icon show this page

Place searches

Use the place input box to quickly display a specific location. Simply enter the name or partial name of a of a point of interest (i.e., lake, city, WMA) and click "go". Matching places will be displayed below the search form - click on a name to zoom to that place.

About the data

This map is not recommended for the sole use of navigation and its accuracy is not guaranteed - terms and conditions of use.

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