Boating in Tennessee

Tennessee is one of the nation's leading states offering recreational waterways, and most "Volunteer State" residents will at some time take advantage of this tremendous opportunity. To help keep your outing safe, enjoyable and "a day to remember" there are some things 
to consider before you go boating in Tennessee.

Any Tennessee resident born after January 1, 1989 must show the TWRA-issued wallet Boating Safety Education Certificate as proof of successful completion of the TWRA Boating Safety exam.