River maps & other resources

White River MapVisit our interactive White River map to quickly locate launch sites, as well as dams and other features that require a portage.




map of river gaugesVisit our interactive River Gauge map to quickly locate gauges so that you can know the flow before you go.




map of low head dams in IndianaThe Indiana Department of Natural Resources has an interactive map of low-head dams in Indiana. Be careful out there!


White River watershedDownload a color PDF map of the White River watershed, showing its area and relationship to the other watersheds in Indiana. White River Watershed Map, (PDF, 394 KB)




kayak on wooded riverFloodplain forests, occurring adjacent to rivers, help protect water quality, prevent soil erosion, and promote the accumulation of organic, carbon-containing matter.

Floodplain Forest Native Plants in Central Indiana (PDF, (78 KB)

Don't Croak on the River

Don’t Croak on the River: A guide to safe paddling, published by the Hoosier Canoe & Kayak Club.





bluegill fish

Which fish are safe to eat and how often? Download our Fish for Fun Consumption Guide (PDF, 175 KB) to find out.


photo of seaweedWaterways all over North America are plagued by an troublesome invasive named eurasian milfoil. Originally introduced as an aquarium plant, it spreads voraciously. Read more: Eurasian Water-Milfoil (PDF, 1.5 MB)


RiverSmarts logo

Did you know White River is a cultural hub? Download our RiversmARTS Map (PDF, 239 KB) to learn more.


art of Indiana countiesDownload color PDF maps of White River from our DropBox account, showing boat ramps, canoe launches, overlooks, trails and other landmarks.

Madison County, (PDF, 1.7 MB)

Hamilton County, (PDF, 3.2 MB)

Marion County, (PDF, 7 MB)