Geographic Information Systems
TPWD works with agencies, land owners, and the public to provide data and mapping applications about the natural and cultural resources of Texas.
Interactive Web Maps
Texas Ecosystem Analytical Mapper (TEAM)
Interactive mapping tool to assist in understanding Texas habitats and to integrate vegetation data with land...
Rare, Threatened, and Endangered Species
Allows user to query a county and obtain a list of rare species or select a rare species and obtain a map showing county distributions.
LWRCRP Statewide Inventory
2012 - This interactive map displays the lands owned or operated by governmental entities, or non-profit entities which allow public access, for the conservation of historical, natural, recreational and wildlife resources in Texas.
Interactive Mapping application enables the public to locate and query offshore artificial reefs along the Texas coast.
Catch Rate by Minor Bay
Displays the catch rates of several important fish species in Texas coastal waters by year for either a species of interest or for a bay of interest.
San Jacinto Battleground
Comparative views of the San Jacinto battleground area from 1836 to present
Tarpon Observation Network
Database of publically recorded tarpon observations along the Texas coast.
TPWD SPATIAL Data
No claims are made to the accuracy of the data or to the suitability of the data for a particular use. These data are for informational purposes and may not have been prepared for or be suitable for legal, engineering or surveying purposes. Data are available as feature layers or downloadable zipped ESRI shapefiles with metadata. If you have questions regarding available data or need data not contained on this site, contact IT-GIS Team.
External GIS Resources
- Coastal Data
- Earth Explorer
- General Land Office (coastal)
- General Land Office (land)
- Science Data Catalog
- TNRIS (statewide base, imagery)
- Bailey Ecoregions
- Ecoregions of Texas
- National Wetlands Inventory
- Oil Well & Pipeline
- PRISM (climate)
- USDA (soils)
Have a suggestion for another resource? Contact IT-GISTeam
GIS at TPWD
Analysts, scientists, managers and staff throughout the agency use GIS to manage assets, perform analysis, map, collect and maintain data about the land, wildlife and water resources of Texas. TPWD has unique responsibility for the management and conservation of the resources in their area of expertise. Explore some of the ways GIS is used at TPWD to unlock the power of geospatial information.
- Assessing/Monitoring Aquatic Natural Resources
- Coastal Restoration
- Environmental Flows Studies
- Fish Kill/Pollution Events
- Species Data Collection
- Water Quality Program
- Geospatial Application Development
- Landscape Data Collection
- Landscape Ecology Program: Vegetation Mapping
- Remote Sensing Analysis, Habitat Modeling
- Education and Training
- Historical Aerial Image Registration
- Mapping Services
- Provide Support and Services for Agency GIS Users: Spatial Data Management
- Software and Hardware Maintenance
- Crime Scene/Evidence Mapping
- Locational Awareness
- Facility Mapping
- LWRCRP Web Viewer
- Natural and Cultural Resource Data Management