Click on Watershed Name above (in bold red) to view specific Watershed Management Plan.
Click here to view a printable map of the Mississippi River Basin.
The Mississippi River is the second-longest river in the U.S., with a length of 2,320 miles. It has the third largest drainage basin in the world, exceeded in size only by the watersheds of the
Amazon and Congo Rivers. The Mississippi River Basin covers more than 1.24 million square miles, includes all or parts of 31 states and two Canadian provinces. It drains 41 percent of the land area of the 48 contiguous states to the Gulf of Mexico.
TN Department of Agriculture
TN Department of Transportation
TN Wildlife Resources Agency
US Army Corps of Engineers – Memphis District
US Army Corps of Engineers – Nashville District
US Environmental Protection Agency
US EPA Surf Your Watershed
US Fish and Wildlife Service
US Geological Survey