Eastern Region Map Sales

Order Form / Map Matrix
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Forest Visitor Guide (Mini-map):

This map covers the entire Forest and is at scale of approximately 1 inch equals 10 miles. It is designed as a guide for the location of National Forest recreation areas, the types of facilities available, and other points of interest. Highways for traveling through the Forest and other roads that access the recreation areas are shown. A copy is available at no charge from the respective Forest Supervisor office or from , Eastern Regional and America's Great Outdoor offices located at:
310 West Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI 53203

Forest Visitor Map:

This is a folded map of the entire Forest at a scale of either 3/8 or 1/2 inch equals 1 mile It shows the road system, lakes, streams, camp and picnic grounds (with site index), winter sports areas, points of interest, and other information beneficial to the recreationist. A description of the area is included on the reverse side of the map.

Price per copy - $6.00 for paper and $7.00 for synthetic paper (plastic), postage and handling are included.

Secondary Base Series Map:

This is a map of the entire Forest and may be printed on several sheets depending on size. The scale is 1/2 inch equals 1 mile. It is the standard administrative map of the Forest, shows more detail than the Forest Visitor Map, but excludes the recreation site index and reverse side description..

Price per sheet - $3.00 per sheet, postage and handling is included.

Primary Base Series Map

These maps are at a scale of 2.64 inches equals 1 mile and are in a 7 1/2' latitude by 7 1/2' longitude quadrangle format. Each map sheet is 22 x 27 inches. The older Primary Base Series maps are derived from the U.S. Geological Survey topographic quadrangles and modified by the USDA Forest Service. They are highly detailed maps showing lands managed by the Forest Service in green and serve as the base for all other Forest maps. The newer Single Edition Quads use new, but identical symbology regarless of which Agency compiles them and land inside the National Forest boundary not managed by the Forest Serivce is gray. Depending on the size Forest, between 30 -175 maps are needed for complete coverage. Topography is shown with a contour interval of 10 or 20 feet.

Price per copy - $6.00, plus $3.50 postage and handling per order.


Once National Forests receive most of the printed supply, large quantities (10 or more of any map) should be ordered from the Forest Supervisor office. The address of the Forest Supervisor can be found by clicking on, "About the Eastern Region", from home page, then clicking on, "How to Reach Us".

Maps are also available from other sources. The U.S. Geological Survey has topographic quadrangle maps covering all areas of the country. An index showing map locations, ordering and price information, local dealers, and special items are available from:

U.S. Geological Survey, Map Distibution
Federal Center, Bldg. 41, Box 25286
Denver, CO 80225