Download Seamless Wetlands Data by State
Before You Begin
- Each State data download is available as either a compressed
Geodatabase or a
Shapefile. Both files are compressed by using the
- Not all of the United States and U.S. Territories have
been digitally mapped by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Please refer to the Wetlands Mapper Wetlands Data Availability
layer to view where wetlands have been mapped. Each download
also includes a Metadata data layer that identifies where
and when wetlands were mapped within the state.
- NOTE: Due to the variation in use and
analysis of this data by the end user, each of states wetlands
data extends beyond the state boundary. Each state includes
wetlands data that intersect the 1:24,000 quadrangles that
contain part of that state (1:2,000,000 source data). This
allows the user to clip the data to their specific analysis
datasets. Beware that two adjacent states will contain some
of the same data along their borders.
- If an error occurs during your download, or
if your downloaded file(s) is corrupted, we strongly recommend
the use of a
download manager. Please visit the
Frequently Asked Questions
page for more information on this topic.
security reasons, we are not allowed to served data via
- Due to the amount of data being downloaded, the resulting
time to download each file may take up to 60 minutes or
more, and each file can range in sizes from 1MB to
State Downloads (file downloads last
updated May 1, 2014)
Data is available for download for the continental
United States in