Important Links

ASSOCIATIONS

U.S. Power Squadrons

Personal Watercraft Riders Association
Boating and Personnal Watercraft Clubs

 

FEDERAL BOATING AUTHORITIES

USA
United States Coast Guard

www.uscgboating.org

Canada
Canadian Coast Guard 
1-800-267-6687 
www.ccg-gcc.gc.ca/

 

National Association of State Boating Law Administrators
www.nasbla.org

U.S. STATE BOATING AUTHORITIES

Alabama 
Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources 
Marine Police Division 
64 N. Union St., Room 438 
Montgomery, AL 36130-1451 
(334) 242-3673 
www.dcnr.state.al.us

Colorado 
Dept. of Natural Resources
Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation
13787 S. Hwy. 85 
Littleton, CO 80125 
(303) 791-1954 
www.coloradoparks.org/boating

Florida 
Dept. of Environmental Protection
Division of Law Enforcement 
3900 Commonwealth Blvd., 
MS 600 
Tallahassee, FL 32399
(850) 448-5600 
myfwc.com

Illinois 
Dept. of Conservation 
Division of Law Enforcement
524 S. Second St. 
Springfield, IL 62701-1787
(217) 782-6431 
www.state.il.us

Maryland 
Dept. of Natural Resources 
Tawes State Office Bldg. 
580 Taylor Ave. 
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 974-5623 
www.dnr.state.md.us

Mississippi 
Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
Law Enforcement Division 
P.O. Box 451 
Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 364-2185 
www.mdwfp.com

Nevada 
Division of Wildlife 
Law Enforcement Bureau
P.O. Box 10678 
Reno, NV 89520 
(702) 688-1549 
www.nevadadivisionofwildlife.org

New York 
Marine and Recreation Vehicles 
Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Empire State Plaza 
Agency Bldg. #1, 13th floor
Albany, NY 12238 
(518) 474-0445

Oklahoma 
Dept. of Public Safety 
Lake Patrol Division 
P.O. Box 11415 
Oklahoma City, OK 73136-0415
(405) 425-2143 
www.dps.state.ok.us

Rhode Island 
Dept. of Environmental Management 
83 Park St. 
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 277-3071 
shall@dem.state.ri.us

Texas 
Parks and Wildlife Dept. 
Law Enforcement Division 
4200 Smith School Rd. 
Austin, TX 78744 
(512) 389-4624 
www.tpwd.state.tx.us

West Virginia 
Boating Safety & Education
Law Enforcement Section 
Capital Complex , Bldg 3 
Charleston, WV 25305-0668 
(304) 558-2783 
www.wvdnr.gov

Wyoming 
WY Game and Fish Dept.
5400 Bishop Blvd. 
Cheyenne, WY 82001 
(307) 777-4579 
gf.state.wy.us

You can also contact your local Sheriff's Office or Marine Patrol.

Arizona 
Arizona Game and Fish Dept.
Law Enforcement Branch 
2221 W. Greenway Rd. 
Phoenix, AZ 85023 
(602) 789-3383 
www.gf.state.az.us

Connecticut 
Boating Division
P.O. Box 280 
333 Ferry Rd. 
Old Lyme, CT 06371
(860) 434-8638 
www.dep.state.ct.us

Georgia 
Dept. of Natural Resources 
Wildlife Resources Division 
Boating Safety Office 
2070 US Hwy., 278, SE 
Social Circle, GA 30279 
(404) 918-6408 
www.gadnr.org

Indiana 
Dept. of Natural Resources 
Law Enforcement Division 
IGCS, Room W255-D 
402 W. Washington 
Indianapolis, IN 46204 
(317) 232-4010

Kentucky 
Kentucky Water Patrol 
Dept. of Fish & Wildlife 
107 Mero St. 
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-3074 
www.kdfwr.state.ky.us

Massachusetts 
Dept. of Fisheries
Wildlife and Environmental Law Enforcement 
175 Portland St. 
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 727-3190

Missouri 
Dept. of Public Safety
MO State Water Patrol 
P.O. Box 1368 
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1368 
(314) 751-3333

New Hampshire 
NH Dept. of Public Safety 
Marine Patrol Bureau 
32 Dock Rd. 
Gifford, NH 03246
(603) 293-2037 
http://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/

North Carolina 
NC Wildlife Resources Commission 
512 N. Salisbury St. 
Raleigh, NC 27604-1188
(919) 733-3391

Oregon 
State Marine Board
435 Commercial St., NE 
Salem, OR 97310 
(503) 373-1405 Ext. 244
www.marinebd.osmb.state.or.us

South Carolina 
Dept. of Wildlife and Marine Resources 
Division of Law Enforcement & Boating 
P.O. Box 12559 
Charleston, SC 29422-2559
(803) 762-5034

Utah 
Division of Parks & Recreation
1594 W. North Temple, Suite 116 
P.O. Box 146001 
Salt Lake City, UT 84114 
(801) 538-7341 
www.stateparks.utah.gov/

Wisconsin 
Dept. of Natural Resources 
Division of Law Enforcement 
P.O. Box 7921 
Madison, WI 53707 
(608) 266-0859 
www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/es/enforcement/safety/boatsaf.htm

Arkansas 
Arkansas Game & Fish Commission
Boating Safety Division 
Two Natural Resources Dr. 
Little Rock, AR 72205 
(501) 233-6399

Delaware 
Dept. of Natural Resources & Env. 
Control Division of Fish and Wildlife 
P.O. Box 1401 
Dover, DE 19903 
(302) 739-3440 
http://vwww.dnrec.state.de.us

Hawaii 
Dept. of Land and Natural Resources
Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation
333 Queen St., Suite 300 
Honolulu, HI 96813 
(808) 587-1973 
www.state.hi.us/dlnr

Iowa 
Dept. of Conservation
Fish and Wildlife Division 
Wallace State Office Bldg. 
E. Ninth and Grand Ave. 
Des Moines, IA 50319-0034 
(515) 281-5919 
www.iowa.gov

Michigan 
Dept. of Natural Resources 
Law Enforcement Division 
P.O. Box 30028 
Lansing, MI 30031 
(517) 335-3414 
www.michigan.gov/dnr

Montana 
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
P.O. Box 200701 
Helena, MT 59620-0701 
(406) 444-2535 
fwp.mt.gov

New Jersey 
NJ State Police
Marine Law Enforcement Bureau
P.O. Box 7068 
West Trenton, NJ 08628-0068 
(602) 882-2000 ext. 6164 
www.state.nj.us/dep/fgw

North Dakota 
Game & Fish Dept.
Information & Education Division 
100 N. Bismarck Expressway 
Bismarck, ND 58501-5095 
(701) 328-6327
gf.nd.gov

Pennsylvania 
PA Fish & Boat Commission 
Bureau of Boating 
P.O. Box 67000 
Harrisburg, PA 17106-7000
(717) 657-4540 
www.fish.state.pa.us

South Dakota 
Dept. of Game, Fish and Parks
Division of Wildlife 
523 E. Capitol 
Pierre, SD 57501-3182 
(605) 773-4506 
www.sdgfp.info

Virginia 
Boat Section
Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries
P.O. Box 11104 
Richmond, VA 23230-1104
(804) 367-1189 
www.dgif.state.va.us

California 
Dept. of Boating and Waterways
1629 S St. 
Sacramento, CA 95814 
(916) 322-1821 
www.dbw.ca.gov

District of Columbia 
Metropolitan Police Dept.
Harbor Patrol Section 
550 Water St. SW 
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 727-4582

Idaho 
Dept. of Parks and Recreation
Boating Program 
Statehouse Mail 
Boise, ID 83720 
(208) 334-4180 ext 224
www.idahoparks.org

Maine 
Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
284 State St. 
Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 287-2766 
http://www.maine.gov/dmr/

Minnesota 
Dept. of Natural Resources
Attn: Boating Safety 
500 Lafayette Rd. 
St. Paul, MN 55155 
(612) 296-0905 
www.dnr.state.mn.us

Nebraska 
NE Game and Parks Commission
Law Enforcement Division 
2200 N. 33rd St. 
Lincoln, NE 68503-0370
(402) 471-5579 
www.ngpc.state.ne.us/

New Mexico 
Natural Resources Dept.
Parks and Recreation Division 
Boating Safety Section 
240 S. Pacheco 
Santa Fe, NM 87505 
(505) 827-7173 
www.emnrd.state.nm.us/

Ohio 
Dept. of Natural Resources 
Division of Watercraft 
4435 Fountain Square Dr. 
Columbus, OH 43224-1300 
(614) 265-6505 
http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/

Puerto Rico 
Dept. of Natural Resources
Office of the Commissioner of Navigation 
P.O. Box 5887 
Puerta de Teierra, PR 00906 
(809) 724-2340

Tennessee 
TN Wildlife 
Resources Agency 
Boating Division 
P.O. Box 40747 
Nashville, TN 37204 
(615) 781-6682 
www.state.tn.us/twra/

Washington 
WA State Parks & Recreation Commission
Boating Programs 
7150 Clearwater Ln. 
P.O. Box 42654 
Olympia, WA 98504-2654 
(360) 902-8555 
www.parks.wa.gov