U.S. Marine Protected Areas Online Mapping Tool

NOAA National Marine Protected Areas Center


This online mapping tool displays boundaries and provides access to the marine protected area data inventory. Over 1,600 sites are covered, with data entries that include spatial boundaries, conservation-based classification data, and site management information.


  • Visualize patterns and characteristics of marine protected areas throughout the U.S.
  • Filter the data in various ways to highlight specific attributes

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