To get the Mississippi River Guide or Metro Area Rivers Guide (guides for boating on these rivers):
(please be sure to include your name and address)
Telephone: (651) 259-5400 or toll free 1-888-646-6367
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Boat & Water Safety Section
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155-4046
Mississippi River Guide (9 MB, 119 Pages)
Map index (1.3 MB)
Metro Area Rivers Guide (5 MB, 107 Pages)
Children under 10 years old are now required to wear a life jacket while boating in Minnesota.
*It’s smart, it’s safe, it’s the law.
*Except when boat is anchored and being used as a swimming platform or the child is below decks or in an enclosure or cabin on the craft.