Boating

State Laws

Know your rights

Find your state's law administrator in the list below.

Department: Marine Police Division

Phone Number: (334) 242-3673

Website: www.alea.gov/Home/wfContent.aspx?PLH1=plhMP-Home

Department: AK DNR, Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Phone number: (907) 269-8705

Website: dnr.alaska.gov/parks/#

Department: AZ Game & Fish Department

Phone number: (602) 942-3000

Website: https://www.azgfd.com/Boating/

Department: AR Game & Fish Commission

Phone number: (501) 223-6300

Website: www.agfc.com/en/

Department: CA Department of Boating & Waterways

Phone number: (888) 326-2822

Website: www.dbw.ca.gov

Department: CO DNR, Colorado State Parks

Phone number: (303) 866-3437

Website: cpw.state.co.us/

Department: Department of Environmental Protection

Phone number: (860) 434-8638

Website: ct.gov/deep/site/default.asp

Department: Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement

Phone number: (302) 739-3440

Website: dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/fish-wildlife/

Department: Harbor Patro

Phone number: (202) 727-4582

Website: mpdc.dc.gov/page/harbor-patrol

Department: Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission

Phone number: (850) 488-5600

Website: myfwc.com/

Department: Department of Natural Resources

Phone number: (770) 918-6408

Website: myfwc.com/gadnr.org/

Department: Division of Boating & Ocean Recreation

Phone number: (808) 587-1963

Website: dlnr.hawaii.gov/dobor/

Department: Department of Parks & Recreation

Phone number: (208) 334-4199

Website: parksandrecreation.idaho.gov/home

Department: Department of Natural Resources

Phone number: (217) 782-6431

Website: www.dnr.illinois.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Department: Department of Natural Resources

Phone number: (317) 232-4020

Website: www.in.gov/dnr/?

Department: Department of Natural Resources, Fish & Wildlife

Phone number: (515) 281-8652

Website: www.iowadnr.gov/

Department: Department of Wildlife & Parks

Phone number: (913) 296-2281

Website: ksoutdoors.com/

Department: Law Enforcement Division

Phone number: (800) 858-1549

Website: ksoutdoors.com/fw.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Department: Department Wildlife & Fisheries

Phone number: (225) 765-2984

Website: www.wlf.louisiana.gov/

Department: Inland Fisheries & Wildlife Department

Phone number: (207) 287-5220

Website: www.maine.gov/IFW/

Department: Fisheries, Wildlife & Environmental L.E.

Phone number: (508) 790-9360

Website: www.state.ma.us/dfwele/dle

Department: MI DNR, Law Enforcement Division

Phone number: (517) 373-1230

Website: www.michigan.gov/dnr/

Department: Department of Natural Resources

Phone number: (651) 296-6157

Website: www.dnr.state.mn.us

Department: Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks

Phone number: (601) 432-2400

Website: www.mdwfp.com

Department: MO State Water Patrol

Phone number: (573) 751-3333

Website: www.mshp.dps.missouri.gov/MSHPWeb/WaterPatrol/

Department: MT Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission

Phone number: (406) 444-2452

Website: fwp.mt.gov/

Department: NV Division of Wildlife

Phone number: (702) 688-1500

Website: www.ndow.org/

Department: Marine Patrol Bureau

Phone number: (602) 293-2037

Website: www.state.nh.us/safety

Department: NJ State Police

Phone number: (609) 882-2000

Website: www.njsp.org

Department: NM State Parks

Phone number: (888) 667-2757

Website: www.emnrd.state.nm.us/spd/

Department: NY State Parks & Recreation

Phone number: (518) 474-0445

Website: parks.ny.gov/

Department: Wildlife Resources Commission

Phone number: (919) 733-3391

Website: www.state.nc.us/Wildlife

Department: ND Game & Fish Department

Phone number: (701) 328-6300

Website: www.state.nd.us/gnf

Department: OH DNR, Division of Watercraft

Phone number: (614) 265-6485

Website: watercraft.ohiodnr.gov/

Department: OK Highway Patrol, Lake Patrol Section

Phone number: (405) 425-7709

Website: www.dps.state.ok.us

Department: OR State Marine Board

Phone number: (503) 378-8587

Website: www.oregon.gov/osmb/Pages/index.aspx

Department: PA Fish & Boat Commission

Phone number: (717) 657-4540

Website: https://www.fishandboat.com/Pages/default.aspx

Department:

Phone number: (401) 277-2284

Website: http://www.dem.ri.gov/

Department: Department of Natural Resources

Phone number: (800) 277-4301

Website: www.dnr.sc.gov/

Department: Department of Game, Fish & Parks

Phone number: (605) 773-3381

Website: gfp.sd.gov/

Department: TN Wildlife Resources Agency

Phone number: (615) 781-5272

Website: www.tn.gov/twra.html

Department: Parks & Wildlife Department

Phone number: (890) 792-1112

Website: www.tpwd.state.tx.us

Department: Division of Parks & Recreation

Phone number: (801) 538-7220

Website: stateparks.utah.gov/

Department: VT State Police, Marine Division

Phone number: (802) 878-7111

Website: www.dps.state.vt.us

Department: Department of Game & Inland Fisheries

Phone number: (804) 367-1000

Website: www.dgif.virginia.gov/

Department: State Parks & Recreation Commission

Phone number: (800) 233-0321

Website: www.parks.wa.gov

Department: Division of Natural Resources, L.E. Section

Phone number: (304) 558-2783

Website: www.wvdnr.gov/

Department: Department of Natural Resources

Phone number: (608) 266-0859

Website: dnr.wi.gov/

Department: Game & Fish Department

Phone number: (307) 777-4600

Website: wgfd.wyo.gov/