Maps & Atlases
- Pond Maps - Find bathymetric (depth) maps of lakes and ponds to which the public has a right of access. Click on the new "Google Map" feature to obtain directions to boat ramps and other access locations.
- Wildlife Management Area Maps - Maps of properties open to all kinds of wildlife related recreation, from fishing, hunting and trapping, to wildlife viewing, boating and more!
- Outdoor Recreation Map (2.3 MB) - This statewide map shows you all the Wildlife Management Areas, State Parks, State Boat Launches and Wildlife Viewing Sites. Hard copies of the map are available for free at MassWildlife offices, State Parks and at the Office of Fishing and Boating Access.
- Fishing and Boating Access - This external link to the Office of Fishing and Boating Access is where you can find information about boat ramps and accessible fishing piers throughout the Commonwealth.
- Wildlife Management Zone Map - This map is important consulting for any deer hunters applying for an antlerless deer permit.
- Waterfowl Hunting Zones Map - This map illustrates the boundaries for the waterfowl hunting zones.
- BioMap - Maps which identify the areas most in need of protection in order to protect the native biodiversity of the Commonwealth. BioMap focuses primarily on state-listed rare species and exemplary terrestrial natural communities but also includes the full breadth of the State's biological diversity. BioMap was developed partly to focus proactive conservation efforts in order to protect exemplary habitats.
- Living Waters - Living Waters maps identify our most critical sites for freshwater biodiversity in the Commonwealth. These sites, referred to as Core Habitats, represent the rivers, streams, lakes, and ponds where it's important to focus proactive conservation activities to protect freshwater habitats.
- Massachusetts Natural Heritage Atlas - This atlas is the product of a statewide revision of Priority Habitat and Estimated Habitat boundaries to reflect the latest state-listed species data, understanding of species biology and habitat requirements, and GIS technology and data. These revisions represent the last phase of implementing the revised MESA regulations , which took effect July 1, 2005.