GIS Links


Some of the links on this page take you outside the U.S. Forest Service Web site. These links are not endorsements of any products or services in such sites, and no information at these locations has been endorsed or approved by the U.S. Forest Service.

GIS Links

Other Data Sources:

•Arizona Clearing House
Clearinghouse of GIS data for Arizona
•Colorado BLM Geospatial data
Data source for various ArcInfo coverages of Colorado data  available.
•FSGeodata Clearinghouse
Forest Service Geodata Clearinghouse. Forest Service National datasets
•Geographic Information Systems Services
Online Spatial Data by State
•Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)
Database of geographic names at the USGS
•GIS Data Depot
A diverse collection of GIS data, including most USGS data
•National Atlas
Digital version of the National Atlas of the United States
•New Mexico Resource Geographic Information System (RGIS)
Clearinghouse of GIS data for New Mexico
U.S. Geological Survey data, including access to DEMs

Interactive Mapping Sites:

•Arizona Electronic Atlas
Provides geospatial data to download and simple prepared maps you can view, save, or print.
AZGS Map Services
Geologic Map of Arizona, Publiseh by the Arizona Geological Survey
•EPA's EnviroMapper
Allows user to access data on pollution and hazardous waste sites
•EPA's Surf Your Watershed
EPA's resource on watershed conditions in the United States
•Protected Areas Data Portal
USGS National Gap Analysis Program (GAP)
•U.S. Forest Service Geodata Clearinghouse
U.S. Forest Service Softcopy (DRG), and Cartographic Feature Files (CFF)
•Terraserver (
Interactive Topo Maps and DOQ's
•U.S. Census Bureau Fact Finder
Maps and tables about the U.S. population
•U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Wetlands Interactive Mapper Tool
Maps and information about wetland areas
•U.S. National Park Service Interactive Map Center
Maps and information about National Parks

Map Services

•ArcGIS Online
ArcGIS Online provides maps and other content for your ArcGIS application (Services and Layer files for use in ArcGIS).


•Federal Geospatial Data Committee (FGDC) Metadata standards
•Metadata tools and information at the USGS


•Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI)
The producers of ArcExplorer, Arc/Info and ArcView software programs (ESRI and the ESRI Logo are licensed trademarks of Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.).
•U.S. Roadless Area Conservation
U.S. Forest Service Roadless Rule initiative web page.  Page includes links to GIS data used in the preparation of the Final Rule.
•A Guide to Your National Forests & Grasslands - Map - PDF 5.36 MB


Key Contacts