Know Your State's Laws

Know your rights. Below is the complete boat law administrator list:

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State Department Number Website
AL Marine Police Division (334) 242-3673 www.alea.gov/Home/wfContent.aspx?PLH1=plhMP-Home
AK AK DNR, Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation (907) 269-8705 dnr.alaska.gov/parks/#
AZ AZ Game & Fish Department (602) 942-3000 www.azgfd.gov/h_f/hunting_fishing.shtml
AR AR Game & Fish Commission (501) 223-6300 www.agfc.com/en/
CA CA Department of Boating & Waterways (888) 326-2822 www.dbw.ca.gov
CO CO DNR, Colorado State Parks (303) 866-3437 cpw.state.co.us/
CT Department of Environmental Protection (860) 434-8638 ct.gov/deep/site/default.asp
DE Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement (302) 739-3440 dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/fish-wildlife/
DC Harbor Patrol (202) 727-4582 mpdc.dc.gov/page/harbor-patrol
FL Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (850) 488-5600 myfwc.com/
GA Department of Natural Resources (770) 918-6408 gadnr.org/
HI Division of Boating & Ocean Recreation (808) 587-1963 dlnr.hawaii.gov/dobor/
ID Department of Parks & Recreation (208) 334-4199 parksandrecreation.idaho.gov/home
IL Department of Natural Resources (217) 782-6431 www.dnr.illinois.gov/Pages/default.aspx
IN Department of Natural Resources (317) 232-4020 www.in.gov/dnr/?
IA Department of Natural Resources, Fish & Wildlife (515) 281-8652 www.iowadnr.gov/
KS Department of Wildlife & Parks (913) 296-2281 ksoutdoors.com/
KY Law Enforcement Division (800) 858-1549 fw.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx
LA Department Wildlife & Fisheries (225) 765-2984 www.wlf.louisiana.gov/
ME Inland Fisheries & Wildlife Department (207) 287-5220 www.maine.gov/IFW/
MD MD DNR, Natural Resources Police (877) 620-8367 www.dnr.state.md.us/boating/
MA Fisheries, Wildlife & Environmental L.E. (508) 790-9360 www.state.ma.us/dfwele/dle
MI MI DNR, Law Enforcement Division (517) 373-1230 www.michigan.gov/dnr/
MN Department of Natural Resources (651) 296-6157 www.dnr.state.mn.us
MS Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks (601) 432-2400 www.mdwfp.com
MO MO State Water Patrol (573) 751-3333 www.mshp.dps.missouri.gov/MSHPWeb/WaterPatrol/
MT MT Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission (406) 444-2452 fwp.mt.gov/
NV NV Division of Wildlife (702) 688-1500 www.ndow.org/
NH Marine Patrol Bureau (602) 293-2037 www.state.nh.us/safety
NJ NJ State Police (609) 882-2000 www.njsp.org
NM NM State Parks (888) 667-2757 www.emnrd.state.nm.us/spd/
NY NY State Parks & Recreation (518) 474-0445 parks.ny.gov/
NC Wildlife Resources Commission (919) 733-3391 www.state.nc.us/Wildlife
ND ND Game & Fish Department (701) 328-6300 www.state.nd.us/gnf
OH OH DNR, Division of Watercraft (614) 265-6485 watercraft.ohiodnr.gov/
OK OK Highway Patrol, Lake Patrol Section (405) 425-7709 www.dps.state.ok.us
OR OR State Marine Board (503) 378-8587 www.oregon.gov/osmb/Pages/index.aspx
PA PA Fish & Boat Commission (717) 657-4540 www.fish.state.pa.us
RI Dept. of Env. Mgmt., Div. of Law Enforcement (401) 277-2284 www.state.ri.us/dem/hfb/index.htm
SC Department of Natural Resources (800) 277-4301 www.dnr.sc.gov/
SD Department of Game, Fish & Parks (605) 773-3381 gfp.sd.gov/
TN TN Wildlife Resources Agency (615) 781-5272 www.tn.gov/twra.html
TX Parks & Wildlife Department (890) 792-1112 www.tpwd.state.tx.us
UT Division of Parks & Recreation (801) 538-7220 stateparks.utah.gov/
VT VT State Police, Marine Division (802) 878-7111 www.dps.state.vt.us
VA Department of Game & Inland Fisheries (804) 367-1000

www.dgif.virginia.gov/

WA State Parks & Recreation Commission (800) 233-0321 www.parks.wa.gov
WV Division of Natural Resources, L.E. Section (304) 558-2783 www.wvdnr.gov/
WI Department of Natural Resources (608) 266-0859 dnr.wi.gov/
WY Game & Fish Department (307) 777-4600 wgfd.wyo.gov/