Maps for the Grand Mesa, Ucompahgre and Gunnison National Forest

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Always bring map with you before heading out on the National Forests!
Here is an index to map resources on this website:

Motor Vehicle Use Maps

National Forest Recreation Maps for the GMUG - Zoomifiable

Winter Travel Maps for the GMUG

Additional downloadable maps, publications and brochures for the GMUG

Geo-referenced Maps (PDFs) for trails on the GMUG

Information for downloading geo-referenced maps on mobile devices

Stay the Trail - for free downloads of MVUMs for mobile devices

Avenza- to purchase downloads of recreation maps for your mobile devices

National Forest Map Store - to purchase (online) recreation maps

National Geographic Free PDF Quad Maps

 

Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUMs)

The MVUM displays National Forest System (NFS) routes (roads and trails) or areas designated open to motorized travel. The MVUM also displays allowed uses by vehicle class (highway-legal vehicles, vehicles less than 50 inches wide and motorcycles), seasonal allowances and provides information on other travel rules and regulations.  The MVUM map link below has the most current versions and can be printed from your home computer. MVUMs now have geo-referenced location information like latitude and longitude coordinates embedded in them. These can be downloaded to your mobile devices and some GPS units. MVUM information, maps and FAQ's

Do you need OHV registration and permits in Colorado? Information on requirments  for a Colorado OHV registration or OHV permit to operate a vehicle, motorcycle or OHV on designated OHV routes on public lands in Colorado?

 

National Forest Recreation Maps

The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest is divided into 5 districts and 4 geographic areas. Each geographic area has a corresponding recreation  map with  Forest Service roads, trails and recreation facilities available for public use. These maps are a 1/2"=1 mile scale, are planimetric and show some spot elevations. Geographic areas overlap more than one district.  These maps now have geo-referenced location information like latitude and longitude coordinates embedded in them. These can be downloaded to your mobile devices and some GPS units. Recreation Maps  for the GMUG National Forest and for other areas in Colorado. These maps can be zoomified to enlarge specific areas.

 

Other Maps, Publications and Brochures for the GMUG National Forest

The GMUG National Forest has developed brochures, maps, and other information on specific hiking trails, winter recreation areas, campground areas, cabin rentals, bird lists, tips for viewing wildlife, geologic road logs, resource reports and more. Additional downloadable maps, publications and brochures

 

National Forest Maps on Line

Looking for a National Forest or Grassland? The fastest way is to use  "Find a Forest or Grassland" feature where you can search by name or state.

Once you find the forest/grassland(s) of your choice you may request specific information by contacting the forest/grassland directly. You may also visit Public Lands Information Center (Colorado Public Lands) for more information about recreational opportunities on public lands in the West.

 

Colorado Parks and Wildlife