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Surface Water Resource Data for Minnesota

Water Resources Home | Lakes | Rivers & Streams | Watersheds | Wetlands | Miscellaneous


Aerial photo of water bodies

This site describes the major surface water GIS data sets and maps commonly available for Minnesota, along with links to important related non-GIS data collections. The site does not list all possible datasets, but rather focuses on the most current ones and those with the most utility for users.

Data sets are organized by water resources category:

Each resource page starts by identifying major GIS data sets, then expands the list with links to background information about the resource. The navigation links at the top of each page will allow you to move within the water resources pages.

Related topic webpage:  ground water

Contact and update information

The information on these web pages represents MnGeo's most up-to-date understanding of surface water data for Minnesota. If you know of other publicly available surface water information sources, please let us know:


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