The Official Idaho Boat Safety Handbook

Stay up to date with ID laws governing boating and safe boat operation with the boating handbook of the Idaho State Parks and Recreation.

The Handbook of Idaho Boating Laws and Responsibilities

The Handbook of Idaho Boating Laws and Responsibilities is the official boating handbook developed for the Idaho State Parks and Recreation. The handbook introduces you to Idaho laws governing boating and provides general information about safe vessel operation.

Use this handbook to familiarize yourself with steps to make all your boating outings safe and enjoyable. Remember, safety on Idaho waterways is the responsibility of all boaters.

Topics include:

  • Vessel Basics
  • Navigation Rules
  • Nighttime Navigation
  • Emergencies
  • Personal Watercraft (PWCs)
  • Boating Laws and Regulations
  • Required Equipment
  • Skiing
  • And much more…

Free Version

This Idaho boating handbook is also available in free web and PDF versions.